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Richard Foster

Richard Foster, American journalist. Recipient 1st place award, United Press International, 1984, Inter-American Press Association award, 1988, 1st award (Group A), Wisconsin Newspaper Association, 2000; fellow National Endowment of the Humanities Professional Journalism, Stanford University, 1976-1977. Served with Army of the United States, 1958-1961. Member National Conference Editorial Writers, National Press Club.

Background

  • Foster, Richard was born on October 16, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of James Edward and Mary (Sebat) Foster.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Lawrence College, 1963.

    Career

    • Reporter City News Bureau, Chicago, 1963-1964. Reporter Chicago Sun-Times, 1964-1972, editorial writer, member editorial board, 1972-1978. Editorial writer Des Moines Register & Tribune, 1978-1982, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, since 1983.

      Journalist-in-residence Colorado State University, spring 1982.

    Membership

    Served with Army of the United States, 1958-1961. Member National Conference Editorial Writers, National Press Club.

    Connections

    • Married Susanne Elisabeth Hill, September 28, 1996. Children: Katherine Elisabeth, Arthur Edward.
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    Born October 16, 1938
    • 1963
      Lawrence College
    • 1963 - 1964
      Reporter City News Bureau
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      editorial writer, Des Moines Register & Tribune
    • 1983
      editorial writer, Des Moines Register & Tribune