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L. Hayes Dickerson

L. Hayes Dickerson, newspaper publisher emeritus. Recipient several decorations United States Air Force. Board directors Delaware Community Foundation, Wilmington, 1991-1993.

Background

  • Dickerson, L. Hayes was born on August 18, 1922 in Milford, Delaware, United States. Son of Augustus D. and Laura (Murphy) Dickerson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Delaware, 1946.

    Career

    • Advertising manager The Chronicle, Milford, 1946-1951. Commissioned 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1951, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1967, retired, 1969. Editor The Chronicle, Milford, 1969-1978, public, 1983-1991, public emeritus, since 1991.

      Public emeritus, co-owner Kent and Sussex Shopper, 1978-1983. Research director Chesapeake Public Corporation, Elkton, Maryland, since 1991. Consultant Univac, Salt Lake City, 1969-1972.

    Politics

    A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value of one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.

    Membership

    Board directors Delaware Community Foundation, Wilmington, 1991-1993.

    Personality

    Interests

    Computers, reading, amateur radio, music, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Elaine Townsend, June 18, 1946. Children: Lynne Sarich, Dawn Kenton, Leslie.
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    Born August 18, 1922
    • 1946
      University Del.
    • 1946 - 1951
      Advertising manager, The Chronicle
      Milford, Delaware, United States
    • 1951
      commissioned 1st lieutenant United States Air Force
    • 1967
      commissioned 1st lieutenant United States Air Force
    • 1969 - 1978
      editor The Chronicle
      Milford, Delaware, United States
    • 1978 - 1983
      public emeritus
    • 1983 - 1991
      editor The Chronicle
    • 1991
      research director, Chesapeake Public Corporation
      Elkton, Virginia, United States
    • 1991
      editor The Chronicle
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