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John Jay Iselin

Born: Dec 8, 1933

Death: May 6, 2008

Birthplace: Greenville

Nationality: United States

John Jay Iselin

Date of Birth : Dec 8, 1933
Date of Death : May 6, 2008
Birth Place : Greenville

John Jay Iselin, great-great-great-great-grandson of John Jay, was president of the Marconi fellowship foundation at Columbia University. He was also an adjunct faculty member of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Iselin was a graduate of St. Mark's School, and Harvard, where he served as Managing Editor of the Crimson. In 1959, he was selected as a Marshall Scholar, and in 2001 became founding Chairman of the New York Marshall Committee. Until 2000, Iselin served as President of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Before that he served as president of WNET.

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