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Craig Newmark
Born December 6, 1952 (1952-12-06) (age 57)
Morristown, New Jersey, United States
Alma mater Case Western Reserve University
Known for Founder of the website Craigslist

Craig Alexander Newmark (born 6 December 1952) is an Internet entrepreneur best known for being the founder of the San Francisco-based website Craigslist.

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Early life and background

Newmark was born in Morristown, New Jersey and graduated from Morristown High School, in Morristown, New Jersey, in 1971. He is Jewish.[1][2] Upon graduation he attended college at Case Western Reserve University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1975 and a Master of Science degree in 1977.[3]

Career

Newmark is a vocal advocate of keeping the Internet free. In 2006 he donated $10,000 to a non-profit group, NewAssignment.Net, which plans to combine the work of amateurs and professionals to produce investigative stories on the Internet.[4]

Newmark resides in San Francisco's Cole Valley and is active at Craigslist in customer service, mostly dealing with spammers and scammers.[5] In 2009 he became a member of the Wikimedia Foundation advisory board.[6]

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Simple English

Craig Newmark
Born Craig Alexander Newmark
December 6, 1952 (1952-12-06) (age 58)
Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.
Residence Cole Valley, San Francisco, California
Nationality United States
Alma mater Case Western Reserve University
Occupation Internet entrepreneur
Known for Founding Craigslist
Website
Personal weblog
Craigslist

Craig Alexander Newmark (born on December 6, 1952 in Morristown, New Jersey) is the founder of Craigslist. He currently lives in Cole Valley.

Newmark is Jewish, which he mentioned in a interview[1].

Newmark achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in 1975 and a Master of Science degree in 1977 while attending Case Western Reserve University[2].

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