Edward Allen Cleaton

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Edward Allen Cleaton was named as managing editor of the Daily Progress in August 1934 at the age of 30. He succeeded J.H. Irving. [1]

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Cleaton grew up in Richmond and attended William and Mary and the University of Virginia. He began his newspaper career at the Richmond News-Leader before being hired by the Times-Dispatch.


  1. Web. The Daily Progress Appoints Allen Clayton Managing Editor, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, August 8, 1933, retrieved August 9, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. August 8, 1933 page 1.

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