Friday, 8 June 2018

14) Cissy Patterson

Eleanor Josephine Medill "Cissy" Patterson, Countess Gizycki (1884 – 1948). American journalist and newspaper editor, publisher and owner. Patterson was one of the first women to head a major daily newspaper, the Washington Times-Herald in Washington, D.C.

- "The other is Hearst's Washington Herald, run by saucy, red-haired Eleanor ("Cissy") Patterson.",9171,762256,00.html

- "THE AUTHOR, an old hand at this line of work, spent three years, he says, assembling this massive biography of Eleanor ("Cissy") Patterson, the flamboyant, red-haired publishing heiress who ruled Washington society from her Dupont Circle palace..."

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