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William Alvah Ferguson

William Alvah Ferguson, American newspaper editor. Named Conservative Writer of Year IZaak Walton League Indiana, 1968. Co-Creator Fort Wayne Future, Indiana, 1970. With Army 1958-1960 Canal Zone. Member Toledo Press Club, Fort Wayne Press Club Indiana (president 1971-1973).

Background

  • Ferguson, William Alvah was born on November 15, 1935 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Alvah Asco and Ova Nell (Young) Ferguson.

  • Education

    • Student, University Tennessee, 1961.

    Career

    • Reporter The Elkhart Truth, Indiana, 1961-1964. Political reporter The Fort Wayne News Sentinel, 1964-1974. Press secretary United States Republican J. Edward Roush, Washington, 1974-1975, administrative assistant.

      Free lance writer Fort Wayne, 1978-1979. Reporter The Blade, 1980-1985, day city editor Toledo, 1985-1987, regional editor, from since 1987.

    Works

    • Author numerous reports, political papers and novels.

    Membership

    Co-Creator Fort Wayne Future, Indiana, 1970. With Army 1958-1960 Canal Zone. Member Toledo Press Club, Fort Wayne Press Club Indiana (president 1971-1973).

    Personality

    Interests

    Birding, boating, reading, travel, dance.

    Connections

    • Married Rose Ellen Mihich, July 5, 1958 (divorced 1975). Children: Gregory, Vance. Married Naney Jane Roffey, August 1, 1975.
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    Born November 15, 1935
    Died January 16, 2003
    (aged 67)
    • 1961
      University Tennessee
    • 1961 - 1964
      Reporter The Elkhart Truth
    • 1964 - 1974
      political reporter The Fort Wayne News Sentinel
    • 1974 - 1975
      press secretary, United States Republican J. Edward Roush
      Washington, United States
    • 1978 - 1979
      free lance writer, Fort Wayne
    • 1980 - 1985
      reporter The Blade
    • 1985 - 1987
      reporter The Blade
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