Clipped From The Courier News
THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 1947 Asiatic Manager For UP Promoted Miles W. Vaughn Mode Vice President of Press Association NEW YORK, June 12 (UP) — Tlie election or Miles W. Vaughn as a vice president of (he United i JJi'ess was announced today by Hush "- prcslclciit ot that' organiza- Vauglin is U. I- general manager for Asia and makes Ills headquarters In Tokyo. He has been with the United Press since 1915 and lias served as correspondent, bureau manager and news manager in Ihe United Slates. South America and lhc Orient. He has held tile post of bureau manager in New York and Rio do Janeiro. Vauglin first, went to lhc Orion'. In 1014, and for 10 years was in charge of U. p. operations then-. As Far Eastern manager he organized organized the coverage and distribution of news in China. Japan, the Philippines. Philippines. Dutch East Indies, Malaya and Manchuria. Vaughn covered manv hitr rin- *-i« • M ^ i , ""•' " l *> * L<J , re., ,„ ti lc orient during that DC- | od among them the Chinese Na- tionalist revolution, the Russo- Chinese war of 1928, the North China civil wars and the Chinese- Japanese conflicts in Manchuria. He was correspondent with Doth tUc , Chinese and Japanese armies dur- ing the Manchurlan ii.jhl.ing. Inj Japan lie covered the series of ivj-i' litical assassinations leading to thc military mutiny of May 15. 1032. In 1034 Vaughn returned to New York vO become night news manager, manager, a post lie held until his reassignment reassignment to the Orient in 1944. Drawing on his long pre-war EX- srionce in the Par East, Vaughn i Mi- ,~ ~ " —•--• —"-—| reestablished U. P.s peacetime ' c | . . amf 'transmission Ing the war. The United in Asia now serve.* 136 newspapers newspapers an<| radio stations direct in nine Asiatic countries and territories. territories. In addition U. P. dispatches reach several hundred additional newspapers through news agencies in Japan, China and Korea. Vaughn is a native of Nebraska and a graduate of the University of Kansas. He worked o.i Mid- Western papers before joining the United Press in chlcritjo in WI5. He served in the Navy in the Pir.st World War and then retinii'jj to the U. P. as foreign editor.