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William Pierce Lamkin

William Pierce Lamkin, American editor. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross (4), Air Medal (5). With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

Background

  • Lamkin, William Pierce was born on October 17, 1919 in Ansley, Louisiana, United States. Son of John Mays and Carrie Ellen (Posey) Lamkin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1948.

    Career

    • Reporter Alexandria Daily Town Talk, Louisiana, 1941-1943. Copyreader Charlotte Observer, North Carolina, 1948-1949, assistant city editor, night city editor, 1950-1958, city editor, religion editor, 1958-1961. News director Presbyterian Church United States, 1961-1978.

      Editor Presbyterian Survey, Atlanta, 1978-1980, editor public, 1980-1983. Editor Friendship magazine, since 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

    Connections

    • Married Irma Hazel Page, December 30, 1948 (divorced). Children: John Page, Mary Jean, Carol Ellen. Married Jane Eagar Mills, March 17, 1973.
    • father: John Mays Lamkin
    • mother: Carrie Ellen (Posey) Lamkin
    • spouses: Irma Hazel Page
    • Jane Eagar Mills
    • children: John Page Lamkin
    • Mary Jean Lamkin
    • Carol Ellen Lamkin
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    Born October 17, 1919
    Nationality
    • 1948
      University North Carolina
    • 1941 - 1943
      Reporter Alexandria Daily Town Talk
      Louisiana, United States
    • 1948 - 1949
      copyreader Charlotte Observer
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1958 - 1961
      copyreader Charlotte Observer
    • 1961 - 1978
      news director, Presbyterian Church United States
    • 1978 - 1980
      editor Presbyterian Survey
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1980 - 1983
      editor Presbyterian Survey
    • 1983
      editor Friendship magazine
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