Gertrude Samuels

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Gertrude Samuels (1910 – 2003) was a photojournalist and later a member of the editorial board of The New York Times. In the later position she was a major supporter of international conventions against genocide.

Samuels was born in Manchester, England, and immigrated to the United States at age 14. She attended George Washington University before joining the New York Post staff in 1937. She later earned a bachelor's and master's degree from New York University.