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William Joseph Ahlfeld

William Joseph Ahlfeld, American editor. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Society Professional Journalists.

Background

  • Ahlfeld, William Joseph was born on August 18, 1922 in Benton, Illinois, United States. Son of Walter W. and Perna (Whittington) Ahlfeld.

  • Education

    • Student, Northwestern University, 1940. Student, Wright Junior College, 1942. Student, Indiana University, 1961.

    Career

    • Reporter Chicago Daily Times, 1941-1947. Account executive Harry Coleman & Company, Chicago, 1947-1948. Speech writer United States Steel Corporation, New York City, 1948-1963.

      Vice president The Mead Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, 1963-1980. Vice president communications American Forest Institute, Washington, 1980-1982. Director office public affairs Environmental Protection Agency, 1983-1984.

      Consultant, owner Ahlfeld & Associates, Inc., 1984-1985. President, public Forest Industry Affairs Letter, since 1985.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Society Professional Journalists. Clubs: Army-Navy (Washington). Kenwood Country (Bethesda, Maryland).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married, October 16, 1944. Children: Kathy, Kevin, Kerry.
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    Born August 18, 1922
    • 1940
      Northwestern University
    • 1942
      Wright Junior College
    • 1961
      Indiana University
    • 1941 - 1947
      Reporter Chicago Daily Times
    • 1947 - 1948
      account executive, Harry Coleman & Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1948 - 1963
      speech writer, United States Steel Corporation
    • 1963 - 1980
      vice president, The Mead Corporation
      Dayton, Ohio, United States
    • 1980 - 1982
      vice president, communications American Forest Institute
      Washington, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      director, office public affairs Environmental Protection Agency
    • 1984 - 1985
      consultant, s
    • 1984 - 1985
      owner Ahlfeld & Associate, s
    • 1985
      president
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