Tom Yarbrough

Inducted: 1989

TOM YARBROUGH (1910-1975) was a reporter, war correspondent and feature writer for 44 years. A 1932 graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he worked for the Oklahoma City Times before joining the Associated Press. After six years covering World War II for the AP, he headed the AP office in St. Louis. He later joined the St. Louis Post-Dispatch staff and covered many special assignments, including a three-month tour of South America.