John T. Lambert Dies Suddenly

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Of In 8 Dun the of John T. Lambert Dies Suddenly Native Of Portsmouth Was Former Publisher Of Washington Times John T. Lambert, native of Portsmouth, and nationally known newspaperman, who rose from a reporter to become publisher of the Washington Times, died suddenly from a heart attack while playing golf yesterday at the Woodland Golf Club at West Newton, Mass. Mr. Lambert was one of the known political writers in the country. He represented the Hearst organization at all of the national conventions and was considered the leading commentators on affairs of a political nature in the entire United States. He left the newspaper field in December of last year after a distinguished distinguished career when he was a director of the Eastern Racing Association, Inc., operators of the Suffolk Downs race track, and was appointed to the position of executive vice-president. Mr. Lambert, who was 54 years age, was the son of the late Fred 'Ellen Lambert of this city. He was gradutaed from Portsmouth High on New with the class of 1904 and was the most popular students in the schools, being president of his class in his senior year. He wai very prominent in athletics athletics and starred in football, baseball and basketball while in high school, and kept up active participation sports for a time after his graduation. graduation. The first step in a career which was to bring him wide fame was taken in this'city shortly after left school when he became associated associated with the Portsmouth Herald. Mr. Lambert is well remembered in Portsmouth by his schoolmates | and other friends and associates his early days. He had many qualities that indicated even in school days that he would become a success in whatever field of endeavor endeavor he might follow, and the events of his later life amply this fact. He was an honor student in and was known as a fine example clean young manhood, being held high esteem by all who knew Following his service with the Portsmouth Herald Mr. Lambert went with th« Worcester Telegram and later joined the staff of the Boston American and Sunday Advertiser, Advertiser, a position h« held for a (Continued on Page Six)

Clipped from The Portsmouth Herald15 Sep 1939, FriPage 1

The Portsmouth Herald (Portsmouth, New Hampshire)15 Sep 1939, FriPage 1
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