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I am attempting to determine the full name of "Simpson" (surname) who was Managing Editor, San Francisco Call, c. 1909/10 and, if possible, a possible biographical citation on him. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Your guy is Ernie Simpson or actually Ernest S. Simpson. Newspaper men used to jump around a lot during those early years because they didn't have union security like they have today. I believe Ernie was on a lot of different papers and eventually wound up on the Chronicle where he became city editor or actually I think he was the city editor of the Chronicle and then became the managing editor of the Call. Yeah that's right.
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