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Duthiel Harry Borcherding

Duthiel Harry Borcherding was American newpaper sports reporter, editor. Recipient award for farm page feature Missouri Press Association, l963, best agriculture coverage award, l968, 84, best sports page award, l969, 80; Man of Year award Khoury League, l978.


  • Borcherding, Duthiel Harry was born on February 18, 1920 in New Haven. Son of William George and Clara Louise (Freitag) Borcherding.

  • Education

    • Student, Ranken Trade School, St. Louis, 1947.


    • Farmer, New Haven, 1937-1938. With Langenberg Hat Company, 1938-1942. Sports editor New Haven Leader, 1948-1957.

      Sports editor and writer Missourian Public Company, Washington, 1957-1990.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Former Sunday school teacher United Church of Christ, New Haven. Past president and secretary church council United Church of Christ, Washington. Volunteer Franklin County chapter American Red Cross, l947--, board directors, l957--, president, l978-85, treasurer, l985--, former chairman fund drives.

    Formerly active Washington Little League. Sergeant United States Army Air Force, l942-45, European Theatre of Operations, prisoner of war. Member Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association (president l962-63, past secretary), American Legion (former post Commander New Haven, coach, manager baseball team), Veterans of Foreign Wars (past board directors Washington), DAV, 2d Air Division Association, American Ex-Prisoners of War Association, United States Air Force Association.



    Fishing, golf, hiking, sports.


    • Married Delores Lenora McDonald, July l1, l959. Children: Bradley David, Bruce McDonald.
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    Born February 18, 1920
    • 1947
      Ranken Trade School
    • 1937 - 1938
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1938 - 1942
      with Langenberg Hat Company
    • 1948 - 1957
      sports editor New Haven Leader
    • 1957 - 1990
      sports editor and writer, Missourian Public Company
      Washington, United States