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Leslie Ervin Cansler

Leslie Ervin Cansler was American newspaper editor. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Background

  • Cansler, Leslie Ervin was born on September 16, 1920 in Hickory, North Carolina, United States. Son of Leslie Ervin and Mabel Pearl (Braswell) Cansler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wake Forest University, 1941.

    Career

    • News editor Daily Advance, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 1941. Reporter Raleigh (North Carolina) Times, 1941-1942, 46, city editor, 1946-1947. With News-Journal Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1947-1988, day managing editor, 1966-1968, managing editor, 1968-1976, associate Sunday editor, 1976-1979, Sunday editor, 1979-1980, associate editor, 1980-1989.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Sigma Phi Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Marie Muriel Olwell, August 19, 1944 (deceased). Children: David, Robert, James. Married Elizabeth Marie Walters (deceased).

      1 child, Leslie Anne.
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    Born September 16, 1920
    • 1941
      Wake Forest University
    • 1941
      News editor Daily Advance
      Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States
    • 1941 - 1942
      reporter Raleigh (North Carolina) Times
    • 1946 - 1947
      reporter Raleigh (North Carolina) Times
    • 1947 - 1988
      with News-Journal Company
      Wilmington, Ohio, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      with News-Journal Company
    • 1968 - 1976
      with News-Journal Company
    • 1979 - 1980
      with News-Journal Company
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