Marjorie Paxson

Posthumously Inducted: 2020

MARJORIE PAXSON (1923-2017) was one of the first woman publishers in the country. She spent 42 years in the newspaper industry, serving as a writer and holding various editorial positions for United Press, Associated Press, Houston Post, Houston Chronicle, Miami Herald, and St. Petersburg Times. She continued to write columns for the Muskogee Phoenix after her retirement as publisher in 1986. She also served as national president for Women in Communications.