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Reid MacCluggage

Reid MacCluggage, American newspaper editor, publisher. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award University Hartford, 1983. Trustee Day Trust, Doctor Martin Luther King Memorial Scholarship Trust Fund; founder Bodenwein Fellowship for Minorities, Garde Arts Center; incorporator Lawrence and Memorial Hospital; board fellows Lyman Allyn Art Museum; Member Associated Press Managing Editors Association (president).

Background

  • MacCluggage, Reid was born on October 18, 1938 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. Son of Everett Reid and Edith Kathryn (Bowen) MacC.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Hartford, 1962.

    Career

    • Assistant state editor Hartford (Connecticut) Courant, 1965-1969, state editor, 1969-1974, assistant managing editor, 1974-1982, managing editor, 1982-1984. Editor, public New London (Connecticut) Day, since 1984. Board directors Day Public Company.

      Juror Pulitzer Prize.

    Membership

    Trustee Day Trust, Doctor Martin Luther King Memorial Scholarship Trust Fund. Founder Bodenwein Fellowship for Minorities, Garde Arts Center. Incorporator Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.

    Board fellows Lyman Allyn Art Museum. Member Associated Press Managing Editors Association (president).

    Connections

    • Married Joellen Thompson, March 29, 1965 (divorced 1980). Children: Stewart Reid, Scot Thompson. Married Linda Howell, May 30, 1981.

      1 child, Katherine Elizabeth.
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    Born October 18, 1938
    • 1962
      University Hartford
    • 1965 - 1969
      Assistant, state editor Hartford (Connecticut) Courant
    • 1969 - 1974
      Assistant, state editor Hartford (Connecticut) Courant
    • 1982 - 1984
      Assistant, state editor Hartford (Connecticut) Courant
    • 1984
      editor

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