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Kenneth Dale Towers

Kenneth Dale Towers, American journalism educator. Staff sergeant United States Army, 1957-1963. Member Society Professional Journalists (regional director 1980), Chicago Council Foreign Relations, International Press Club, Chicago Press Club (president 1976), Chicago Headline Club (president 1972).

Background

  • Towers, Kenneth Dale was born on July 4, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert M. and Irene D. Towers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1960.

    Career

    • Editor, managing editor, city editor, reporter Chicago Sun-Times, 1955-1990. Executive director Illinois Insurance Information Service, Chicago, 1990-1992. Journalism professor Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1994.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Staff sergeant United States Army, 1957-1963. Member Society Professional Journalists (regional director 1980), Chicago Council Foreign Relations, International Press Club, Chicago Press Club (president 1976), Chicago Headline Club (president 1972).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, writing, spectator sports.

    Connections

    • Married Rita Kennedy, February 28, 1959 (deceased November 1993). Married Susan J. Culliton, May 13, 2000.
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    • 1960
      Northwestern University
    • 1955 - 1990
      Editor
    • 1990 - 1992
      executive, director Illinois Insurance Information Service
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1994
      journalism professor, Northwestern University
      Evanston, Illinois, United States