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Wayne Chadick Sellers

Wayne Chadick Sellers was American publisher, retired editor. Named to Hall of Fame Texas Tech University School Mass Communications, Lubbock, 1979; named Trustee of Year Texas Library. Association, Houston, 1981, National Advocacy Honor Roll Member, American Library. Association, chicago, 2000, Builder of Palestine, Palestine C. of c., 1982, Mr. Books, Texas State Library. and Archives Commission, Austin, 1983.

Background

  • Sellers, Wayne Chadick was born on March 10, 1916 in Brady, Texas, United States. Son of Marcellus Stephenson Sellers and Martha Jane Chadick.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Texas Tech University, 1938. Postgraduate, University Texas, 1941.

    Career

    • Statistician Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 1943-1950. Production manager San Francisco News, 1951-1952. Business manager Sherman (Texas) Democrat, 1953-1959.

      Public Rock Hill (South Carolina) Herald, 1959-1966. Editor, public Palestine (Texas) Herald-Press, 1966-1980. Member board managers Texas State R.R., 1969-1973.

      Member advisory council University Texas College communication, Austin, since 1979.

    Politics

    God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Christians with different interpretations of the Bible should be engaged in discussions about the ways the Bible can be applied to major world issues.

    Membership

    Chairman Palestine United Way, 1968, Northeast Texas library Systems Advisory Council, Garland, since 1986, Palestine Public Library. Board, since 1979; volunteer lobbyist Texas Library. Association, 1983; chairman Reporter Board, United Methodist Church, Dallas, 1980-1982.

    Personality

    Interests

    Amateur radio, travel, collecting books.

    Connections

    • Married Camilla Ann Browning, June 29, 1946 (deceased June 1996).
    • father: Marcellus Stephenson Sellers
    • mother: Martha Jane Chadick
    • spouse: Camilla Ann Browning
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    Born March 10, 1916
    Died November 25, 2007
    (aged 91)
    Nationality
    • 1938
      Texas Tech University
    • 1941
      University Texas
    • 1943 - 1950
      Statistician Fort Worth Star-Telegram
    • 1951 - 1952
      production manager, San Francisco News
    • 1953 - 1959
      business manager, Sherman (Texas) Democrat
    • 1959 - 1966
      public Rock Hill (South Carolina) Herald
    • 1966 - 1980
      editor