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Marshall III Field
Date: 1893 - 1956
Remarks: Son of Marshall Field II. He served in WWI, involved in journalistic enterpises. Field was the largest stockholder in the NYC liberal newspaper p.m. and was owner in Oct. 1940 till April 1948. In 1941, Field satarted the Chicago "Sun" and in Jan '48 he bought the Chicago "Times" and merged the 2 papers. He contributed to many charities, especially those involving child welfare