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Angus Mckenzie Laird

Angus Mckenzie Laird, American author, journalist. Recipient citation Florida Cabinet, 1961. Member Florida Public Health Association (president 1955), Florida Public Personnel Association (president 1953), Public Personnel Association United States and Canada (honorary.

Background

  • Laird, Angus Mckenzie was born on October 9, 1903 in Opp, Alabama, United States. Son of John Henry and Ada (Zorn) Laird.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Florida, 1927, Master of Arts, 1928. Postgraduate Syracuse University, 1928-1929, University Chicago, 1930-1931.

    Career

    • Teaching fellow Syracuse University, 1928-1929. Professor history and political science University Florida, Gainesville, 1929-1930, 37-46, University Denver, 1931-1937. Director Florida Merit System, Tallahassee, 1946-1960.

      President Huesack Enterprises, Inc. Editor Wakulla News, 1967-1971. Founder St. Andrews Press.

      President, Florida Heritage Foundation, 1973-1976. Coordinator award program Florida Press Club, 1977. Trustee St. Andrews Society.

      Board directors Monticello Opera, 1976-1982.

    Membership

    Member Florida Public Health Association (president 1955), Florida Public Personnel Association (president 1953), Public Personnel Association United States and Canada (honorary.

    Connections

    • Married Myra Adelia Doyle, June 8, 1938 (deceased 1981). Children– Victoria Mell Laird Ackerman, Nan McKenzie.
    • father: John Henry Laird
    • mother: Ada (Zorn) Laird
    • spouse: Myra Adelia Doyle
    • children: Victoria Mell Laird Ackerman Laird
    • Nan McKenzie Laird
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    Born October 9, 1903
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