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Leslie John Lanser

Leslie John Lanser, American Christian radio broadcasting executive and owner. President Holland Merchants Association, 1981-1982, Holland Chamber Orchestra, 1991-1994; vice president National Main St. Board, Holland, 1984-1985. With United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1957. Member Holland Chamber of Commerce (chairman 1990-1991), Rotary (president Holland club 1989-1990, Paul Harris award 1990).

Background

  • Lanser, Leslie John was born on April 19, 1935 in Sanborn, Iowa, United States. Son of Brant P. and Johanna (VanderLugt) Lanser.

  • Career

    • Newspaper employee Pella (Iowa) Chronical, 1954-1957. Printer Hoekstra Printing, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1957-1968. Owner, general manager Lanser Broadcasting Corporation, Holland, since 1968.

      Deacon 1st Christian Reformed Church, Grand Rapids, 1973-1976. Elder Christ Memorial Church, Holland, since 1991. Delegate Classis Holland Reformed Church American, since 1996.

    Membership

    President Holland Merchants Association, 1981-1982, Holland Chamber Orchestra, 1991-1994. Vice president National Main St. Board, Holland, 1984-1985. With United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1957.

    Member Holland Chamber of Commerce (chairman 1990-1991), Rotary (president Holland club 1989-1990, Paul Harris award 1990).

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Swank, March 5, 1954 (divorced January 1978). Married Patricia L. Balk, June 14, 1986. Children: Vaughn, Greg, Steve, Vicki, Rick, Curt, Brad, Heather, Kelly.
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    Born April 19, 1935
    • 1954 - 1957
      Newspaper employee Pella (Iowa) Chronical
    • 1957 - 1968
      printer Hoekstra Printing
      Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States