Rachel Kollock McDowell

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1880 –

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Who is Rachel Kollock McDowell?

Rachel Kollock McDowell was an American journalist and the first religion editor of The New York Times, serving in that position from 1920 to 1948. She covered the city's religious activities, from weekly sermons to church construction, community organizing and welfare. During decades of rapid social change, she was known for her connections with Protestant and Catholic clergy, as well as Jewish rabbis, and paid special attention to interfaith efforts. She spoke nationally on religion, appearing at Chautauqua, and had a weekly radio show for a quarter of a century.

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Jan 11, 1880

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on July 23, 2013

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