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Robert Montgomery Lynch

Robert Montgomery Lynch, American newspaper publisher. Recipient Service to Media award Sonoma Company School Board Association, 1989. Member California Newspaper Publication Association (president 1980), California Press Association (president 1981, 92, board directors 1978-1996, California Newspaper Executive of Year 1989), Sonoma Men's Golf Association, Sonoma Kiwanis Club (president 1965).

Background

  • Lynch, Robert Montgomery was born on August 9, 1920 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Ernest Glenn and Alice Ramona (Granice) Lynch.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Santa Rosa Junior College, 1940. Postgraduate, Cornell University, 1945.

    Career

    • Petty officer 1st class University São Paolo. Naval Intelligence, San Francisco, 1942-1945. Ensign instructor United States Naval Academy Prep School, Port Deposit, Maryland, 1945-1946.

      Reporter and ad salesman The Sonoma (California) Index-Tribune, 1946-1949, editor and publication, 1949-1990, publication, owner, from 1990.

    Works

    • Author (history book) The Sonoma Valley Story: Pages Through the Ages, 1997.

    Membership

    Member California Newspaper Publication Association (president 1980), California Press Association (president 1981, 92, board directors 1978-1996, California Newspaper Executive of Year 1989), Sonoma Men's Golf Association, Sonoma Kiwanis Club (president 1965).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, fishing, dixieland jazz, sports.

    Connections

    • Married Jean Helen Allen, November 9, 1941. Children: William, James, John.
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    Died September 21, 2003
    (aged 83)
    • 1940
      Santa Rosa Junior College
    • 1945
      Cornell University
    • 1942 - 1945
      Petty officer, 1st class University S. Naval Intelligence
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1945 - 1946
      ensign instructor, United States Naval Academy Prep School
      Port Deposit, Maryland, United States
    • 1946 - 1949
      reporter and ad salesman The Sonoma (California) Index-Tribune
    • 1949 - 1990
      reporter and ad salesman The Sonoma (California) Index-Tribune

    Award