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William Mckinley Vogt

William Mckinley Vogt, American publications editor. Served with United States Army, 1956-1960; Member of Lions.


  • Vogt, William Mckinley was born on July 3, 1935 in Fremont, Nebraska, United States. Son of William Fred Carl and Marjorie (McKinely) Vogt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, 1962. Master of Science, University Wisconsin-Madison, 1972.


    • News writer Station WOW-television, Omaha, 1962-1966. Associate editor Nebraskaland Magazine, Lincoln, 1962-1966. Director publications Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, 1966-1971.

      Senior editor Outdoor Life, New York City, 1972-1976, International Wildlife, Milwaukee, 1976-1982, National Wildlife Magazine, Milwaukee, 1976-1982. Editorial director Fins & Feathers Public Company, Minneapolis, 1982-1985. Director communications Society of America Foresters, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: fishing; collecting angling antiques.


    • Author: How to Build a Better Outdoors, 1977. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.


    Served with United States Army, 1956-1960. Member of Lions.



    Avocations: fishing; collecting angling antiques.


    • Married Lorraine Dolinsky, July 15, 1967. Children– Arthur S., Alton M.
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    • 1962
      University Nebraska
    • 1972
      University Wis.-Madison
    • 1962 - 1966
      News writer, Station WOW-television
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1962 - 1966
      associate, editor Nebraskaland Magazine
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
    • 1966 - 1971
      director, publications Virginia Polytechnic Institute
      Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1972 - 1976
      senior, editor Outdoor Life
    • 1976 - 1982
      senior, editor Outdoor Life
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1982 - 1985
      editorial director, Fins & Feathers Public Company
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1985
      director, communications Society American Foresters
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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