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Broadcasting executive

Ancil Horace Payne, American broadcasting executive. Member Oregon Board Higher Education, 1966-1970; board of trustees Whitman College. 1985-1990; board directors Ceasefire. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945, PTO. Member Monday Club, Rainier Club, Columbia Tower Club, Phi Beta Kappa Associations, Alpha Delta Sigma.

Background

Payne, Ancil Horace was born on September 5, 1921 in Mitchell, Oregon, United States. Son of Leslie L. and Pearl A. (Brown) Payne.

Education

Student, Willamette University, 1941. Student, University Oregon, 1941. Student, University Notre Dame.

Student, Ohio State University, 1943. Bachelor, University Washington, 1947. Postgraduate, American University, 1951.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Willamette University, 1991.

Career

Administrative assistant to congressman, Washington, 1949-1952; general manager, Martin Van Lines, Anchorage, 1952-1956; manager, Frontiers-Oregon Ltd., Portland, Oregon, 1956-1959; assistant vice president business division, King Broadcasting Company, Seattle, 1959-1963; vice president, King Broadcasting Company, Seattle, 1963-1970; executive vice president, King Broadcasting Company, Seattle, 1970-1971; president, King Broadcasting Company, Seattle, 1971-1987. Chairman of the Board affiliates NBC, 1975-1980.

Membership

Member Oregon Board Higher Education, 1966-1970. Board of trustees Whitman College. 1985-1990; board directors Ceasefire.

Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945, PTO. Member Monday Club, Rainier Club, Columbia Tower Club, Phi Beta Kappa Associations, Alpha Delta Sigma.

Connections

Married Valerie Dorrance Davies, April 6, 1959. Children: Anne Sparrow, Alison Louise, Lucinda Catherine.

father:
Leslie L. Payne

mother:
Pearl A. (Brown) Payne

spouse:
Valerie Dorrance Davies

children:
Alison Louise Payne

Anne Sparrow Payne

Lucinda Catherine Payne