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John Edward Simonds

John Edward Simonds was American newspaper editor. Served with United States Army, 1958. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, Associated Press Managing Editors, Society Professional Journalists, National Conference Editorial Writers, Organization News Ombudsmen, Hawaii Literature Arts Council.

Background

  • Simonds, John Edward was born on July 4, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Alvin E. and Ruth Angeline (Rankin) Simonds.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bowdoin College, 1957.

    Career

    • Reporter Daily Tribune, Seymour, Indiana, 1957-1958, United Press International, Columbus, Ohio, 1958-1960. Reporter, assistant city editor Providence Journal Bulletin, 1960-1965, Washington Evening Star, 1965-1966. Correspondent Gannett News Service, 1966-1975.

      Managing editor Honolulu Star Bulletin, 1975-1980, executive editor, 1980-1987, senior editor, editorial page editor, 1987-1993. Executive Hawaii Newspaper Agency, 1993-1999. Reader representative The Honolulu Advertiser, 1999—2002.

      Retired, 2002.

    Works

    • Author: (poetry) Waves From a Timed-Zoned Brain, 2009.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1958. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, Associated Press Managing Editors, Society Professional Journalists, National Conference Editorial Writers, Organization News Ombudsmen, Hawaii Literature Arts Council.

    Connections

    • Married Rose B. Muller, November 16, 1968. Children– Maximillian P., Malia G. Children by previous marriage– Rachel F. Cobb, John B.
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    • 1957
      Bowdoin College
    • 1957 - 1958
      Reporter Daily Tribune
      Seymour, Indiana, United States
    • 1965 - 1966
      reporter
    • 1966 - 1975
      correspondent Gannett News Service
    • 1993 - 1999
      executive, Hawaii Newspaper Agency
    • 1999 - 2002
      reader representative The Honolulu Advertiser
    • 2002
      retired
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