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William Ulysses McCoy

William Ulysses McCoy, American journalist. Board directors Chamber Museum in Okla, since 1982, Arts at St. Luke's, Oklahoma City, since 1995.

Background

  • McCoy, William Ulysses was born on May 19, 1921 in Earle, Arkansas, United States. Son of Samuel David and Carrie Mabel (Hinson) McCoy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Arkansas State College, 1942.

    Career

    • Feature writer Western News Service, Amarillo, Texas, 1946. News editor, writer Memphis Democrat, Memphis, 1946-1947. Reporter Pampa (Texas) Daily News, 1947-1948.

      State editor, writer Amarillo Times, Amarillo, Texas, 1948-1951. Writer, editor The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, 1955-1981. Writer national magazines, since 1941.

    Works

    • Performing and Visual Arts Writing and Reviewing
    • Performing and Visual Arts Writing and Reviewing is based on the belief that an arts writer and reviewer has three needs: background knowledge of the art he is writing about; skill in the craft of arts writing and reviewing; and the ability to see, to grasp the significant and pertinent detail of an art.
    • Author: Performing and Visual Arts, 1992, short stories. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board directors Chamber Museum in Okla, since 1982, Arts at St. Luke's, Oklahoma City, since 1995.

    Personality

    Interests

    Choir singer, orchestral violinist.

    Connections

    • Married Janice King, January 23, 1943. 1 child, William Mark.
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    Born May 19, 1921
    • 1942
      Arkansas State College
    • 1941
      writer, national magazines
    • 1946
      Feature writer, Western News Service
      Amarillo, Texas, United States
    • 1947 - 1948
      reporter Pampa (Texas) Daily News
    • 1955 - 1981
      writer
      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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