Tar Heel Editor

By Josephus Daniels

632 pp., 6 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-7342-7
    Published: September 2012
  • eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-7343-4
    Published: September 2012

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Born during the Civil War, Josephus Daniels has lived a remarkably full life and played a substantial part in one of the most significant periods of our nation's history. This volume of the autobiography of Wilson's secretary of the navy covers the period up to the year 1893 and is concerned with his early interests, his schooling, and his early ventures into the field of journalism.

Originally published in 1939.

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About the Author

Josephus Daniels (May 18, 1862 – January 15, 1948) was a newspaper editor and publisher from North Carolina who was appointed by United States President Woodrow Wilson to serve as Secretary of the Navy during World War I. He was a newspaper editor and publisher from the 1880s to his death; most famously at the Raleigh News and Observer.


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