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Thomas Henry Teepen

Thomas Henry Teepen, American editor, journalist. Professional journalism fellow Stanford University, 1967.

Background

  • Teepen, Thomas Henry was born on January 19, 1935 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Albert George and Elizabeth Blanche (Winfree) Teepen.

  • Education

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

    Career

    • Reporter Urbana (Ohio) Daily Citizen, 1957-1958. Assistant editor Kettering-Oakwood Times, Dayton, Ohio, 1958-1959. From reporter to editorial writer Dayton Daily News, 1959-1968, editorial page editor, 1968-1982, Atlanta Constitution, 1982-1992.

      National correspondent Cox Newspapers, Atlanta, 1992-2000, columnist, 2000—2009.

    Works

    • Contributing columnist Liberal Opinion Week.

    Membership

    Former president Joel Chandler Harris Association, Atlanta. Member Atlanta Opera, 1985—2009, Joint International Observer Group, Ethiopian Elections, 1992. Member international advisory committee The African-American Institute, New York City, 1985-1997.

    Former board trustees Freedom to Read Foundation, Chgo. Former Mayor's Community Cultural Steering Committee, Atlanta.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Irene Roux, February 2, 1957 (divorced 1974). Children– Kristina Lynn, Jeremy Roux. Married Sandra Jean Richards, May 14, 1975.

      1 stepchild, Jennifer Koerlin.
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    Born January 19, 1935
    • 1957
      Ohio University
    • 2009
      national correspondent Cox Newspapers
    • 1957 - 1958
      Reporter Urbana (Ohio) Daily Citizen
    • 1958 - 1959
      assistant, editor Kettering-Oakwood Times
      Dayton, Ohio, United States
    • 1959 - 1968
      from reporter to editorial writer, Dayton Daily News
    • 1968 - 1982
      from reporter to editorial writer, Dayton Daily News
    • 1982 - 1992
      from reporter to editorial writer, Dayton Daily News
    • 1992
      national correspondent Cox Newspapers
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa

    Award