West Virginia Pioneers

Charles Eugene Fisher

Male 1900 - 1955  (54 years)


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  • Name Charles Eugene Fisher 
    Born 27 Mar 1900  Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Mar 1955  New York City, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 

    • CHARLES E. FISHER, COLUMNIST, WAS 54

      Charles Eugene Fisher, who wrote a daily column on foreign events that appeared on Page 2 of The New York World-Telegram and The Sun under the by-line of Gene Fisher, died yesterday shortly after having reported for work at the newspaper at 6 a.m. He would have been 55 years old on March 27.

      Mr. Fisher had arrived at the office from his home in Middletown, Pa, where he spent weekends. During the week, he had a residence in Larchmont, N.Y.

      Mr. Fisher, who was born in Jarvisville, W.Va,. served with the Marine Corps in World War I. After his discharge, he attended the University of Missouri, where he played football.

      His newspaper career began in 1925, when he joined the Scripps-Howard chain, on The Memphis Press. Later, he served as city editor of The Press-Scimitar in Memphis. After holding that office on the Baltimore Post, he became assistant city editor of The Memphis Commercial Appeal.

      Mr. Fisher was an associate editor of Newsweek magazine before coming to The World-Telegram in New York as telegraph editor in 1942. He started his column, titled "The World Over" and based on press association reports from abroad, in 1948. It appeared Monday through Friday.

      Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Troop Fisher, and three children, Jane Belle, Michael and Jack Fisher.

      The New York Times
      Published: March 8, 1955
      Copyright The New York Times
    Person ID I63049  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2008 

    Father Charles Wesley Fisher,   b. 8 Oct 1862, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Louisa Belle Shamblin,   b. 11 Dec 1863, Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, Mount Hope, Sedgwick, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1883  Jackson County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • 1900 Union, Harrison, WV # 232-233 all WVWVWV
      Fisher, Chas 10/1861 mar 17y Preacher
      Louisa B wf 12/1863 mar 177 5-3 children
      Osa O da 5/1884
      Sherla L da 7/1889
      Eugene son 3/1900

      1910 La Crosse, Rush, Kansas # 139-148 all WVWVWV
      Fisher, Charles W 48 m1 - 27y Minister UB church
      Louesa B wife 43 m1 - 27y 5-3 children
      Osa O da 32 s
      Sherla L da 18
      Charles E son 10

      1920 Dist 138, Webster Groves Ward 4, St Louis, Missouri # 137-142
      Fisher, Charles W 58 m WVWVWV
      Louisa wife 56 m WVWVWV
      Babler, Eleanor boarder 8 NYNYNY
      Ruth boarder 7 NYNYNY

      1930 Dist 12, Mount Hope, Sedgwick, Kansas #113
      Fisher, Charles W 69 m age 21 WVWVWV
      Louisa B 65 m age 19 WVWVWV
    Family ID F16888  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Elizabeth Troop,   b. 2 Aug 1910, Dauphin Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1992, Deland, Volusia County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Jun 1934  Greensboro, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Infant son Fisher,   b. 1935,   d. 1935  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Jane Belle Fisher,   b. 19 Apr 1937, Memphis, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 2012, Camp Hill, Cumberland County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +3. Charles Michael Fisher,   b. 13 Apr 1939, Denver, CO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 2012, Pierson, Volusia County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Stacey Green Fisher,   b. 1942, New Rochelle, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1944  (Age 2 years)
     5. John Dawson Fisher
    Family ID F16889  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1900 - Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Jun 1934 - Greensboro, PA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Mar 1955 - New York City, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Charles Eugene 'Gene' Fisher
    Charles Eugene "Gene" Fisher
    Fisher:  Charles Wesley Fisher Family
    Fisher: Charles Wesley Fisher Family
    Fisher, Sherla, Osa, Louisa, Charles W & Eugene

  • Sources 
    1. [S518] Census.

    2. [S511] Sarah Dawson.

    3. [S17] Marriage Records, Jackson Co, WV.