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Editor , journalist , typographer

Aldus Morrill Cody was American editor, journalist, typographer. Former commissioner and mayor City of Kissimmee. Member International Association Printing House Craftsmen (district governor 1968-1970, national editor 1970-1980), Florida Association Square Dancers (founder, president), Masons (past master), Shriners, Rotary (past president Kissimmee).

Background

Cody, Aldus Morrill was born on January 11, 1915 in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Luther Morrill and Josephine Belle (Morrill) Cody.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University Florida, 1936.

Career

Editor Suwannee Democratic, Live Oak, Florida, 1936-1937, Williamson County News, Franklin, Tennessee, 1937, Marion County News, Ocala, Florida, 1938-1939, Kissimmee (Florida) Gazette, 1939-1941, Share Your Knowledge Review (later Review Graphic Arts), Cincinnati, 1970-1980, The High Twelvian, St. Louis, 1989-1995. Managing editor Ocala Morning Banner, 1937-1938. Editor, public The Florida Cattleman, Kissimmee, 1940-1945.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Cody Publications, 1946-1977. Editor News of Masonic Community, 1989-1996. Retired, 1996; editor The Quadrangle, Good Samaritan Retirement Village, Kissimmee, 1996—2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Robert Cody) Osceola County—First 100 Years, 1996. Editor The Connector, 1st United Methodist Church, since 2001.

Religion

The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

Politics

Church should be involved into political life by organizing delegations to party conferences.

Views

The family is encompassing a wider range of options than that of the two-generational unit of parents and children.

Membership

Former commissioner and mayor City of Kissimmee. Member International Association Printing House Craftsmen (district governor 1968-1970, national editor 1970-1980), Florida Association Square Dancers (founder, president), Masons (past master), Shriners, Rotary (past president Kissimmee).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Genealogy.

Connections

Married Dorothy Gifford, December 25, 1936. 1 child, Raymond Gifford. Married Bertha Hood Carnahan, June 1, 2002 (dec September 2005).

father:
Luther Morrill Cody

mother:
Josephine Belle (Morrill) Cody

spouses:
Dorothy Gifford

Bertha Hood Carnahan

child:
Raymond Gifford Cody