Clementine Paddleford, the best known food editor you never heard of

Here are some facts about Clementine (pronounced Clem-en-teen) Paddleford

  • Born:  September 27, 1898, Stockdale, KS
  • Parents: Solon and Jennie Paddleford
  • Siblings: one brother, Glenn; one sister, Margaret
  • School:  Graduated Manhattan High School, Manhattan, KS 1917
  • College: Graduated from Kansas State University, 1921 with a journalism degree
  • After college: Went to New York City to become a famous journalist/food writer
  • Married:  Lloyd Zimmerman, July 10, 1923, divorced in 1932
  • Employer:  The New York Herald Tribune Newspaper
  • Died: November 13, 1967, New York City

On December 28, 1953, the Times Magazine declared Clementine Paddleford “the best known food editor in the U. S.”

Clementine with her cat, Prince Peter

Clementine with her cat, Prince Peter

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