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Eleanor Goodnough Deuell
Birth: Dec. 30, 1889
Death: Jun. 18, 1967

Pioneer War Journalist. Born on a farm in Bennington, Kansas, she changed her name to Peggy Hull and was the first female correspondent accredited by the U. S. War Department. In 1916, she was a reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer when she was dispatched to the Mexican border with Brigadier General John J. Pershing who was in pursuit of Pancho Villa after his notorious raid in New Mexico. Upon her return, her accounts of the event were so accurate, she convinced the El Paso Morning Times to send her to France, to cover World War I in 1917. Due to her acquaintance with General Pershing, she was able to report on U.S. Army artillery training in Europe. Returning to Washington, D.C., in 1918, with the help of General Peyton C. March, she received U. S. War Department accreditation. During World War II, she covered military actions in Siberia, Shanghai and several Pacific Islands and was awarded a Navy commendation for her work. After the war, she continued to work for various news agencies until her death from cancer at age 77 in Carmel, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  George Charles Hull (1878 - 1953)*
  Harvey Vail Deuell (1890 - 1939)*
 
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Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery Association
New Windsor
Orange County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 20, 2003
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