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Gordon Hanna

Gordon Hanna, American newspaperman. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945.

Background

  • Hanna, Gordon was born on February 22, 1920 in Jack County, Texas, United States. Son of John Grey and Ethyl (Wood) Hanna.

  • Education

    • Student, Texas Technological College, 1939.

    Career

    • Reporter Port Arthur (Texas) News, 1939-1942. Reporter Houston Press, 1943-1944, reporter, legislative correspondent, 1946-1948, city editor, 1949-1954. Managing editor Commercial Appeal, Memphis, 1954-1959.

      Editor Evansville (Indiana) Press, 1959-1968, Commercial Appeal, Memphis, 1969-1975. General editorial manager Scripps-Howard Newspapers, 1976-1983. Vice president E.W. Scripp Company, 1976-1983.

      Director, 1976-1987

      Vice president, director E.W. Scripps Company, 1976-1983.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945.

    Connections

    • Married Annie Lou Guidry, April 22, 1941. Children– Judith, Harriet.
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    Born February 22, 1920
    Died December 31, 1995
    (aged 75)
    • 1939
      Texas Technological College
    • 1939 - 1942
      Reporter Port Arthur (Texas) News
    • 1943 - 1944
      reporter Houston Press
    • 1946 - 1948
      reporter Houston Press
    • 1949 - 1954
      reporter Houston Press
    • 1954 - 1959
      managing editor Commercial Appeal
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States
    • 1959 - 1968
      editor Evansville (Indiana) Press
    • 1969 - 1975
      editor Evansville (Indiana) Press
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States
    • 1976 - 1983
      general editorial manager, Scripps-Howard Newspapers
    • 1976 - 1983
      vice president, E.W. Scripp Company
    • 1976 - 1987
      director
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