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Gerald Neal Holley

Gerald Neal Holley, American communications company executive. Recipient Silver medal Topeka Advertising Club, 1978.

Background

  • Holley, Gerald Neal was born on October 30, 1938 in Warsaw. Son of John and Beulah Faye (Johnson) Holley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Baker University, 1960.

    Career

    • With Stauffer Communications, Inc., Topeka, since 1960. Manager Station KSEK, Pittsburg, Kansas, 1963-1965, Station WIBW AM-FM, Pittsburg, 1965-1969. General manager Station WIBW-television, 1969-1977.

      Vice president broadcasting parent company Topeka, since 1977. Adjunct professor broadcasting Washburn University, Topeka, 1966-1977. Chairman radio governmental relations committee Columbia Broadcasting System, since 1980.

      Member advisory council School Radio-television-Film University Kansas, since 1975. Member Mayor's City Channel Advisory Committee, Topeka, since 1988. Board directors Fidelity State Bank & Trust of Topeka, Fidelity Kansas Bankshares, Topeka.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to trade publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Trustee William Allen White Foundation, University Kansas, since 1977, Baker University, Baldwin City, Kansas, since 1981. Member corporation board Joslin Foundation, Boston, since 1975. Member Menninger Foundation, Topeka, since 1976.

    Vice president Kidney Foundation Kansas, 1979-1980. Board directors Stormont Vail Hospital Foundation, Topeka, since 1986, Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority, since 1989. Member National Association Broadcasters (television board directors since 1981), Kansas Association Broadcasters (president 1973-1974), Topeka Broadcast Council, Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce (executive committee 1979-1980), Kansas Association Commerce and Industry, Broadcast Pioneers, National Quarter Horse Association, Kansas Quarter Horse Association, Kansas Cavalry, Quarter Horse Racing Association, Baker University Alumni Association (citation) 1985), Rotary (president Downtown Topeka Club 1975-1976), Kappa Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Aletha Jane Quellhorst, June 18, 1961. Children: Pamela Jo, Mark Cameron.
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    Born October 30, 1938
    • 1960
      Baker University
    • 1960
      With Stauffer Communications
      Topeka, Kansas, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      manager, Station KSEK
      Pittsburg, Kansas, United States
    • 1965 - 1969
      manager, Station KSEK
      Pittsburg, Kansas, United States
    • 1969 - 1977
      general manager, Station WIBW-television
    • 1977
      vice president, broadcasting parent company Topeka

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