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Burrell Leslie Small

Burrell Leslie Small, American communications executive. Member Kankakee Chamber of Commerce (president), University of Illinois Journalism Alumni (president).

Background

  • Small, Burrell Leslie was born on April 2, 1918 in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. Son of Leslie Charles and Grace Olive (Burrell) Small.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University of Illinois, 1940.

    Career

    • With Kankakee Daily Journal, 1940-1969, president, co-public, 1957-1969. President Mid American Media, Kankakee, 1947-1981. President Mid American Audio-Video, Mid American Radio, Mid American Broadcasting, Imagery Corporation.

      Director First Trust & Savings Bank, First Bank of Meadowview. Finance chairman Asbury United Methodist Church. Chairman American Red Cross.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Kankakee Chamber of Commerce (president), University of Illinois Journalism Alumni (president).

    Connections

    • Married Reva Arlene Gray, December 3, 1938. Children: Susanne Gray, Leslie Howard, Stephen Burrell.
    • father: Leslie Charles Small
    • mother: Grace Olive (Burrell) Small
    • spouse: Reva Arlene Gray
    • children: Susanne Gray Small
    • Leslie Howard Small
    • Stephen Burrell Small
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    Died February 22, 1981
    (aged 62)
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