Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


 Profile of  Eben A. Ayers
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Brief profile :
Assistant Press Secretary to the President, 1945-1950
Special Assistant in the White House Office, 1950-1953
 
Personal Papers :  Eben A. Ayers Papers
 
Oral History : Eben A. Ayers
 
Online Photos: Ayers photos
 
Biographical sketch :  
1890 (October 4) Born, Watertown, New York
1908-1918 Journalist, Watertown, New York and Elizabeth, New Jersey
1918-1919 Field Clerk, U.S. Army
1920-1936 Journalist with the Associated Press in New York City, and Associated Press bureau chief in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Boston, Massachusetts
1936-1939 News Editor, Providence Journal, Providence, Rhode Island
1941-1945 White House liaison, Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs
1945-1950 Assistant Press Secretary to the President
1950-1953 Special Assistant in the White House Office
1977 (February 17) Died, Washington, D.C.