Joseph Freeman

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Birthday
7, 1897
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Aug 1955
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1897
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Aug 1955

About

Russian-American journalist, editor, and writer remembered for his work with an American Communist journal called The New Masses. He also edited a political publication called the Partisan Review.

Before Fame

At the age of seventeen, he became a member of the Socialist Party of America. Several years later, he graduated from Columbia University.

Trivia

In the 1920s, he served as the American Civil Liberties Union's head of publicity.

Family Life

He was born in the Ukraine to Jewish parents. He emigrated to America at the age of seven and became a United States citizen a decade and a half later.

Associated With

His first wife, Ione Robinson, trained with renowned artist Diego Rivera. His second wife, Charmion von Wiegand, was also an artist.

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