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Victor Lasky

(Jan. 7, 1919 – Feb, 22, 1990)

Born in Liberty, Sullivan County, New York, the son of Max and Fannie Lasky, and was married to Denison College alumni Patricia Pratt of Johnstown, Ohio, on Sept. 6, 1952, Victor would become a prominent anti-communist author after the close of World War II.  Patricia was the daughter of Benjamin

Growing up in Manhattan, New York, and graduating from Brooklyn College in 1940, he would, in 1942, enlist in the United States Army as a journalist for the European Stars and Stripes. Prior to this he had served as a copy boy for The New York Journal–American and afterwards as a journalist for The Chicago Sun.

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