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Raymond Blackwell Wicker

Raymond Blackwell Wicker, American newspaper managing editor.

Background

  • Wicker, Raymond Blackwell was born on April 22, 1934 in Aberdeen, North Carolina, United States. Son of Raymond Blackwell Senior and Lila (Brigman) Wicker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University North Carolina, 1962.

    Career

    • Editor The Tabor City (North Carolina) Tribune, since 1962.

    Politics

    God commands His people to respect the authority of political leaders and honor them. God also commands His people to pray for their political leaders.

    Religion

    God alone is the Creator and is alone to be worshipped. The creation was made by God alone, and is to be respected and cared for but not worshipped.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The strong feature of Baptism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money.

    Membership

    Administrative board St. Paul Methodist Church, Tabor City, 1969-1970. Chairman Tabor City Zoning and Planning Board, 1975-1988. Member Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Tabor City, since 1988.

    Executive committee member North Carolina Yam Festival, since 1987. Chairman, since 1990. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1954-1958.

    Member Tabor City Civian Club, Columbus County Wildlife Club, Coastal Aero Modelers (president 1988-1989).

    Personality

    Interests

    Building and flying radio controled model aircraft, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Joanne Ruth Morton, May 16, 1958. Children: Kathleen Ann, Raymond Morton, Laura Beth.
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    • 1962
      University North Carolina
    • 1962
      Editor The Tabor City (North Carolina) Tribune