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Charles H. Loeb
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(April 2, 1905-August 21, 1978) Born Charles Harold Loeb in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; educated in New Orleans public schools and at Howard. In New Orleans, co-founded Louisiana Weekly and Southern News Weekly; later sold advertising for Amsterdam News and Atlanta Daily World. Joined staff of Cleveland Call and Post in 1933, working as advertising salesman, reporter, city editor, and managing editor; retired in the late 1960s. In 1944 served as war correspondent in southwest Pacific for National Newspaper Publishers Association; reported on surrender of Japan from U.S.S. Missouri. Reported for Call and Post on Montgomery bus boycott. Ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 1956. Author of The Future Is Yours: The History of the Future Outlook League, 1935-1946 (1947).