Nebraska Authors

Charles S. Ryckman

AKA: Charles Silcott Ryckman

Born 1898-07-11 Fort Collins, CO (USA)

Died 1966-05-09
San Francisco, CA (USA)

As Editor of the Fremont Tribune in Fremont, Nebraska, Ryckman won the 1931 Pulitzer Prize for an editorial explaining why Nebraska was continuing to send Senator George Norris back to Washington.

Places Lived

Cambridge, MA
Fremont, NE
Fort Collins, CO
Chicago, IL
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA

Author Of

  • Journalism


Newspaper Editorials; Pulitzer Prize


Master of Arts Degree, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


Newspaper Editor

Places Worked

Fort Collins Courier
Fremont Tribune
Chicago Herald Examiner
New York American and New York Journal-American
San Francisco Examiner


Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing, 1931


Fremont Tribune, "The Gentleman from Nebraska," Editorial, November 7, 1931.

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