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George K. Strode

George K. Strode, American sports editor. Member Ohio Associated Press Sports Writers Association (vice president since 1984), United States Golf Writers Association, United States Harness Writers Association (president Ohio chapter 1968-1969).

Background

  • Strode, George K. was born on November 10, 1935 in Amesville, Ohio, United States. Son of Mac and Edith M. (Murphey) Strode.

  • Education

    • BJ, Ohio University, 1958.

    Career

    • Sports editor Zanesville (Ohio) Times Reporter, 1958, Athens (Ohio) Messenger, 1958-1962. Sports reporter Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, 1962-1963, Columbus (Ohio) Citizen Journal, 1963-1969. Ohio sports editor Associated Press, Columbus, 1969-1985.

      Sports editor Columbus Dispatch, since 1985, executive sports editor, since 1999.

    Politics

    The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

    Membership

    Member Ohio Associated Press Sports Writers Association (vice president since 1984), United States Golf Writers Association, United States Harness Writers Association (president Ohio chapter 1968-1969).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, horse racing.

    Connections

    • Married Jennifer Lanning (divorced 1973). Married Ruth E. Wingett, July 15, 1973.
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    Born November 10, 1935
    • 1958
      Ohio University
    • 1958
      Sports editor Zanesville (Ohio) Times Reporter
    • 1958 - 1962
      Sports editor Zanesville (Ohio) Times Reporter
    • 1962 - 1963
      sports reporter Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
    • 1963 - 1969
      sports reporter Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
    • 1969 - 1985
      Ohio sports editor Associate, d Press
      Columbus, Ohio, United States