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David Ernest Bryant

David Ernest Bryant, American editor. Recipient Distinguished Service award; Gamma Sigma Delta, 1974. Served with United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American Agricultural Editors Association (president 1977), Cooperative Editorial Association United States of America (Klinefelter award 1973), Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

  • Bryant, David Ernest was born on February 14, 1922 in Appanoose County, Iowa, United States. Son of David Reo and Bessie Bly (Harl) Bryant.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Journalism, Iowa State University, 1950.

    Career

    • Farm editor Globe-Gazette, Mason City, Iowa, 1950-1951. Field editor Wallaces Farmer, Des Moines, 1951-1957. Editor Iowa Rural Electric News, 1957-1964.

      Associate editor managing editor Today's Farmer, Columbia, Missouri, 1964-1971, editor, 1971-1980, Ag Newsletter Service, Des Moines, from 1980.

    Politics

    The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Church should organize delegations to different ecumenical conferences throughout the world and actively participate in the global inter-religious dialogues.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American Agricultural Editors Association (president 1977), Cooperative Editorial Association United States of America (Klinefelter award 1973), Sigma Delta Chi. Clubs: Press.

    Connections

    • Married LeVergne C. Bookwalter, June 5, 1965. Children– Marilyn K., Virginia L., David W.
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    Born February 14, 1922
    Died March 30, 2002
    (aged 80)
    • 1950
      Iowa State University
    • 1950 - 1951
      Farm editor Globe-Gazette
      Mason City, Iowa, United States
    • 1951 - 1957
      field editor Wallaces Farmer
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1957 - 1964
      editor Iowa Rural Electric News
    • 1964 - 1971
      associate editor managing editor Today's Farmer
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1971 - 1980
      associate editor managing editor Today's Farmer

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