Roy Francis Hanson
Roy Francis Hanson, American journalist. Recipient Penney-Missouri award J.C. Penney Foundation and University Missouri, 1984, Sunday Magazine Editors Association award—Essays, 1987. Served with United States Army, 1956-1959.
Hanson, Roy Francis was born on November 19, 1934 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Rodney Wedgwood and Julia Veronica (Dillon) Hanson.
Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Marquette University.
Various editorial positions Newsday, Inc., Long Island, New York, 1962-1982, part II editor, 1982-1986, assistant national editor, since 1986.
Served with United States Army, 1956-1959.
Married Leda Feldman, June 1, 1969 (divorced 1980).