Journalist. Born– May 28, 1907, Selma. Parents– Eddy Lanier and Evelyn (King) Gilmore. Married– Tamara Chernashova, July 13, 1943. Children– Three. Education– Studied at Washington and Lee University, 1925-1926; graduate of Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1928. News reporter for Atlanta Journal, 1929-1932; Washington Daily News, 1932-1935; Associated Press after 1935. Worked for Associated Press in Washington Bureau, 1936-1940; London Bureau, 1940-1941 and 1954-1967; Moscow Bureau, 1941-1954. Lecture tours in America during 1953-1956, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964, and 1966. National Headliners Club Award as best foreign correspondent, 1946; Pulitzer Prize for telegraphic reporting from Moscow, 1947. Died October 6, 1967.
Contemporary Authors, online; Who Was Who in America, Vol. 4; Me and My Russian Wife.
After the Cossacks Burned Down the “Y”. New York; Farrar, Straus, 1964.
Me and My Russian Wife. Garden City, N.J.; Doubleday, 1954.
Troika. London; Sidgwick & Jackson, 1962.