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Angus Mckenzie Laird, American author, journalist. Recipient citation Florida Cabinet, 1961. Member Florida Public Health Association (president 1955), Florida Public Personnel Association (president 1953), Public Personnel Association United States and Canada (honorary.

Background

Laird, Angus Mckenzie was born on October 9, 1903 in Opp, Alabama, United States. Son of John Henry and Ada (Zorn) Laird.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Florida, 1927, Master of Arts, 1928. Postgraduate Syracuse University, 1928-1929, University Chicago, 1930-1931.

Career

Teaching fellow Syracuse University, 1928-1929. Professor history and political science University Florida, Gainesville, 1929-1930, 37-46, University Denver, 1931-1937. Director Florida Merit System, Tallahassee, 1946-1960.

President Huesack Enterprises, Inc. Editor Wakulla News, 1967-1971. Founder St. Andrews Press.

President, Florida Heritage Foundation, 1973-1976. Coordinator award program Florida Press Club, 1977. Trustee St. Andrews Society.

Board directors Monticello Opera, 1976-1982.

Membership

Member Florida Public Health Association (president 1955), Florida Public Personnel Association (president 1953), Public Personnel Association United States and Canada (honorary.

Connections

Married Myra Adelia Doyle, June 8, 1938 (deceased 1981). Children– Victoria Mell Laird Ackerman, Nan McKenzie.

father:
John Henry Laird

mother:
Ada (Zorn) Laird

spouse:
Myra Adelia Doyle

children:
Victoria Mell Laird Ackerman Laird

Nan McKenzie Laird