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James Thomas Neal

James Thomas Neal, American publishing educator. Recipient Distinguished Service in Journalism award Ball State University, 1966. Secretary Indiana Republican State Committee, Indianapolis, 1957-1968, chairman, 1972-1973; member Republican National Committee, Washington, 1972-1973, 79-84. Member of Englewood Golf and Country (Florida); Dramatic, Players (Indianapolis).

Background

  • Neal, James Thomas was born on January 5, 1921 in Lebanon, Indiana, United States. Son of Ralph Bowman and Mary Josephine (Honan) Neal.

  • Education

    • BJ, Butler University, 1942. Bachelor of Science in Military Engineering, United States Military Academy, 1945.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1945, advanced through grades to 1st lieutenant, 1948, resigned, 1949. Editor Noblesville (Indiana) Ledger, 1949-1970, public, 1970-1985. Professor, chairman department journalism Butler University, Indianapolis, 1985-1987.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Secretary Indiana Republican State Committee, Indianapolis, 1957-1968, chairman, 1972-1973. Member Republican National Committee, Washington, 1972-1973, 79-84. Member of Englewood Golf and Country (Florida).

    Dramatic, Players (Indianapolis).

    Connections

    • Married Georgianne Davis, June 3, 1953. Children: Anne deHayden, Neal Petri, Andrea Davis Neal Schmelzer.
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    Born January 5, 1921
    • 1942
      Butler University
    • 1945
      United States Military Academy
    • 1945
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1948
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1949
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Army
    • 1949 - 1970
      editor Noblesville (Indiana) Ledger
    • 1970 - 1985
      editor Noblesville (Indiana) Ledger
    • 1985 - 1987
      professor, department journalism Butler University
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      chairman, department journalism Butler University
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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