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Robert Stanton Kendall

Robert Stanton Kendall, American newspaper editor, journalist, automotive executive. Decorated Air medal; recipient Meritorious Service award American Legion, Martinsville, 1973, citation Council for Defense of Freedom, 1978, Honor medal Daughters of the American Revolution, 1987. Second lieutenant United States Army Air Force, l943-45, European Theatre of Operations. Member Kiwanis, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta.

Background

  • Kendall, Robert Stanton was born on July 30, 1921 in Greensburg, Indiana, United States. Son of Wilber Lawrence and Marguerite (Groenier) Kendall.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, College of Wooster, 1946.

    Career

    • Assistant public Martinsville (Indiana) Daily Reporter, 1946-1948, editor, 1948-1998. Chairman Reporter-Times Inc., Martinsville, 1983-1998, Adkins Inc., Martinsville. Editorial columnist Schurz Communications, from 1998.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Second lieutenant United States Army Air Force, l943-45, European Theatre of Operations. Member Kiwanis, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Jane Rumbold, October 2, l943. Children: Mark Curtis, Lee Rachel, Amy Robin.
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    Died November 22, 2007
    (aged 86)
    • 1946
      College of Wooster
    • 1946 - 1948
      Assistant, public Martinsville (Indiana) Daily Reporter
    • 1948 - 1998
      Assistant, public Martinsville (Indiana) Daily Reporter
    • 1983 - 1998
      chairman, Reporter-Times Incorporated
      Martinsville, Virginia, United States