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Karl Youngert Wickstrom

Karl Youngert Wickstrom, American publishing company executive. Recipient first place award for public service Florida Associated Press, 1967; named Man of Year, American Sportfishing Association, 1995, Conservationist of Year, Florida Wildlife Federation, 1995.

Background

  • Wickstrom, Karl Youngert was born on September 20, 1935 in Moline, Illinois, United States. Son of George Washington and Harriet L. (Youngert) Wickstrom.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Journalism., University Florida, 1957.

    Career

    • Writer, editor Orlando (Florida) Sentinel-Star, 1958-1960. Writer Miami (Florida) Herald, 1960-1967. Administrative assistant Florida Senate, Tallahassee, 1968.

      Founder, president, publisher Wickstrom Publications Inc., magazines, books, Miami, since 1968.

    Works

    • Original public: Aloft Magazine, for National Airlines passengers, 1968-1980. Public: Florida Sportsman, since 1969, Ryder World for Ryder System, Inc, since 1980.

    Membership

    Board directors National Coalition for Marine Conservation. Vice president Florida Conservation Association Served with United States Air Force, 1967-1968. Member Sigma Delta Chi (national 1st place award for investigative reporting Miami area crime, corruption 1967).

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Pinkerton, 1959 (divorced). Children: Eric, Blair, Drew, Holly. Married Sheila Zehner, June 9, 1979.
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    Born September 20, 1935
    • 1957
      University Florida
    • 1958 - 1960
      Writer
    • 1960 - 1967
      writer, Miami (Florida) Herald
    • 1968
      administrative assistant, Florida Senate
      Tallahassee, Florida, United States