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Davis Lee Kennedy

Davis Lee Kennedy, American newspaper editor, publisher. Board directors National Chamber Orchestra, 1989-1993, Davis and Elkins College, 1989-1997. Member Chevy Chase Country Club, Metropolitan Club, Green Spring Valley Hunt Club.

Background

  • Kennedy, Davis Lee was born on August 21, 1938 in Elkins, West Virginia, United States. Son of John A. and Bruce (Lee) Kennedy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1960. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1966.

    Career

    • Business editor Virginian Pilot, Norfolk, 1966-1967, with advertising department, 1967-1969. Finance advertising manager Baltimore Sun, 1969-1970, marketing and advertising promotion manager, 1970-1976. General manager Alexandria (Virginia) Port Packet, 1977-1979.

      Chairman board, editor, public Gazette Newspapers, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 1979-1994. President, editor, public Current Newspapers, Inc., Washington, since 1994, Local Newspapers, Inc., Hyattsville, Maryland, since 1994.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors National Chamber Orchestra, 1989-1993, Davis and Elkins College, 1989-1997. Member Chevy Chase Country Club, Metropolitan Club, Green Spring Valley Hunt Club.

    Connections

    • Married Heningham George. Children: Bruce Lee, Scott Lyons, Heningham Lyons.
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    • 1960
      Harvard University
    • 1966
      Harvard University
    • 1966 - 1967
      Business editor Virginian Pilot
      Norfolk, United Kingdom
    • 1967 - 1969
      Business editor Virginian Pilot
    • 1977 - 1979
      general manager, Alexandria (Virginia) Port Packet
    • 1979 - 1994
      chairman, board
      Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
    • 1994
      president
      Washington, United States
    • 1994
      president
      Hyattsville, Maryland, United States
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