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Roger Allen Hammer

Roger Allen Hammer, American publishing executive, writer. Board directors Alabama Open and Senior Bowl Tennis Tournaments; community liaison minority projects Honeywell, Minneapolis, 1975—1977; member human rights commission City of Golden Valley, Minnesota, 1994; Member of United States Tennis Association, Society Professional Journalists, Native Sons of Golden West, Public Relations Society America (accredited member), Minnesota Press. Club.

Background

  • Hammer, Roger Allen was born on November 11, 1934 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Paul A. and Margaret J. (Lilly) Hammer.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1954. Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1973.

    Career

    • News editor Mobile Daily Press Register, Alabama, 1959—1966. Bureau chief United Press International, Montgomery, 1966—1969. Accountant executive Carl Byoir & Associates, New York City, 1969—1977.

      Group manager public relations Honeywell, Minneapolis, 1977—1980. Editor Hammer News Service. Editor, public Place in The Woods.

      President Hammer Enterprise, Golden Valley, Minnesota, since 1980. Adult education teacher. With United States Army, 1957-1959.

    Works

    • 1898 to World War II (Hispanic America)
    • ''Provides comprehensive information on the history of the Spanish coming to the United States, focusing on the time from 1898 to the start of World War II''--Provided by publisher.
    • Author: The People (Native Americans), 1981, Hispanic America, 1984, My Own Book, 1987, African America, 1993, American Woman, 1994. Contributor columns in newspapers, articles to professional publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Alabama Open and Senior Bowl Tennis Tournaments. Community liaison minority projects Honeywell, Minneapolis, 1975—1977. Member human rights commission City of Golden Valley, Minnesota, 1994.

    Member of United States Tennis Association, Society Professional Journalists, Native Sons of Golden West, Public Relations Society America (accredited member), Minnesota Press.

    Connections

    • Children: Calli, Stephen.
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    • 1954
      University California
    • 1973
      University Minnesota
    • 1959 - 1966
      News editor Mobile Daily Press Register
      Alabama, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      bureau chief United Press Intern, ational
      Montgomery, Alabama, United States
    • 1969 - 1977
      accountant, executive Carl Byoir & Associates
    • 1977 - 1980
      group manager, public relations Honeywell
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1980
      president, Hammer Enterprise
      Golden Valley, Arizona, United States
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