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Joe Rushton Seacrest

Joe Rushton Seacrest was American publishing executive, postal historian, stamp dealer. Bar: Nebraska.

Background

  • Seacrest, Joe Rushton was born on February 3, 1920 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Son of Joe W. and Alice (Rushton).

  • Education

    • Graduate cum laude, Phillips Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, 1938. Bachelor of Science, Yale University, 1942. Juris Doctor, University Nebraska, 1949.

    Career

    • Past editor Lincoln Journal. Director, past president State Journal Company. Past chairman board, executive vice president, director Journal Star Printing Company.

      Past secretary-treasurer, director Western Public Company, Star-Herald Publishing Company, Western Computer Services, Inc., Western Video Inc. Director State Communication Company. Past co-managing partner Journal Ltd.

      Partnership; past public consumer member, past member executive committee Nebraska Blue Cross-Blue Shield. Past director Cayman Water Company, Grand Cayman British West Indies, State Journal Company. Past chairman, director Anchorage Condominium, Grand Cayman.

      Past member National Highway Safety Advisory Committee.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Nebraska.

    Membership

    Past member directors Nebraskaland Foundation. Trustee Nebraska State History Society Foundation, University Nebraska Foundation. Director Nebraska Game and Parks Foundation.

    Co-trustee J.C. Seacrest Trust. Served with United States Naval Reserve, World World War World War II. Member Nebraska Bar Association (joint press-bar free press-free trial committee), Nebraska Press Association (Masler Editor-Public award 1984), American Society Newspaper Editors, Media of Nebraska (past chairman), American Newspaper Public Association, American Philatelic Society, American Stamp Dealers Association (dealer), Lincoln Chamber of Commerce (past vice president, director), Nebraska State Chamber of Commerce (past director), Sigma Delta Chi (freedom of information committee).

    Connections

    • Son of; married Beatrice H. Costello, May 21, 1944. Children– Eric, Theodore, Gary, Kent, Shawn.
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    Born February 3, 1920
    Died March 28, 1995
    (aged 75)
    • 1938
      Phillips Academy
    • 1942
      Yale University
    • 1949
      University Nebraska
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