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William Richard Lewis

William Richard Lewis, American publishing executive, writer. Recipient John L. Fournier award, Washington Newspaper Association, 1978, Community Service award, Ten Mile Grange, Lynden, 1978, Resolution of Honor, Whatcom County Council, Bellingham, Washington, 1984.

Background

  • Lewis, William Richard was born on September 12, 1920 in Lynden, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Sol Harris and Aimee (Michelson) Lewis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Journalism, University Washington, 1942.

    Career

    • Co-public Lynden Tribune, 1944—1948. Vice president Westside Record Journal, Ferndale, Washington, since 1969.

    Works

    • Author: Sage of the Crossroads, 1980.

    Membership

    Member of Fir Tree, Oval Club, Navy League (president 1982), American Legion (Commander Lynden 1980), National Editorial Association (state chairman 1980, Writing awards), Washington Newspaper Publications Association (life. Honorary member, state president 1978), Kiwanis (president Lynden 1978-1979, Distinguished President award 1978).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Alexander Lewis, September 9, 1943. Children: Marilyn, Barbara, Patti.
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    Born September 12, 1920
    • 1942
      University Washington
    • 1944 - 1948
      Co-public Lynden Tribune
    • 1969
      vice president, Westside Record Journal
      Ferndale, Gauteng, South Africa