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Buck Aaron Buchwach

Buck Aaron Buchwach, American journalist. Recipient Communications Father of Year award Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, 1958; award of tribute for distinguished work in cause of statehood Territory of Hawaii, 1959; Distinguished award Hawaii chapter World Brotherhood, 1960; national award for distinguished reporting American Political Science Association, 1964; award for humanitarian service Hawaii Variety Club, 1974.

Background

  • Buchwach, Buck Aaron was born on February 21, 1921 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Morris B. and Lenya (Berez) Buchwach.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1942.

    Career

    • Reporter Honolulu Advertiser, 1946-1950, city editor, 1955-1958, managing editor, 1959-1970, executive editor, 1971-1986, editor-in-chief, 1986-1988, also board directors. Vice president, director Hawaii Newspaper Agency, 1963-1986. Executive consultant Milici, Valenti, Park & Gabriel/Advertising, Honolulu, since 1989.

      President BeeBee Associates, since 1950.

    Membership

    Vice president HNA Charitable Foundation. Trustee Hula Bowl Committee Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, University Oregon Alumni Association (president Hawaii 1947-1957), Honolulu Press Club (director 1947, 48, president 1949-1950, 72-74), Society Professional Journalists, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Clubs: Variety, Honolulu Press, Pacific, Outrigger.

    Connections

    • Married Elinor Stewart Akers, July 4, 1947. Children: Brett, Barbara, Bonita, Brian, Bruce. Married Margaret Anne Kehoe, July 13, 1962.

      Children: Brendan, Barron.
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    Born February 21, 1921
    • 1942
      University Oregon
    • 1946 - 1950
      Reporter Honolulu Advertiser
    • 1955 - 1958
      Reporter Honolulu Advertiser
    • 1959 - 1970
      Reporter Honolulu Advertiser
    • 1963 - 1986
      vice president, Hawaii Newspaper Agency
    • 1963 - 1986
      director, Hawaii Newspaper Agency
    • 1986 - 1988
      Reporter Honolulu Advertiser
    • 1989
      executive, consultant Milici
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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