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Buck Aaron Buchwach

journalist

Buck Aaron Buchwach, American journalist. Recipient Communications Father of Year award Honolulu Chamber of Commerce, 1958; award of tribute for distinguished work in cause of statehood Territory of Hawaii, 1959; Distinguished award Hawaii chapter World Brotherhood, 1960; national award for distinguished reporting American Political Science Association, 1964; award for humanitarian service Hawaii Variety Club, 1974.

Background

Buchwach, Buck Aaron was born on February 21, 1921 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Morris B. and Lenya (Berez) Buchwach.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1942.

Career

Reporter Honolulu Advertiser, 1946-1950, city editor, 1955-1958, managing editor, 1959-1970, executive editor, 1971-1986, editor-in-chief, 1986-1988, also board directors. Vice president, director Hawaii Newspaper Agency, 1963-1986. Executive consultant Milici, Valenti, Park & Gabriel/Advertising, Honolulu, since 1989.

President BeeBee Associates, since 1950.

Membership

Vice president HNA Charitable Foundation. Trustee Hula Bowl Committee Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, University Oregon Alumni Association (president Hawaii 1947-1957), Honolulu Press Club (director 1947, 48, president 1949-1950, 72-74), Society Professional Journalists, Phi Beta Kappa.

Clubs: Variety, Honolulu Press, Pacific, Outrigger.

Connections

Married Elinor Stewart Akers, July 4, 1947. Children: Brett, Barbara, Bonita, Brian, Bruce. Married Margaret Anne Kehoe, July 13, 1962.

Children: Brendan, Barron.

father:
Morris B. Buchwach

mother:
Lenya (Berez) Buchwach

spouses:
Elinor Stewart Akers

Margaret Anne Kehoe

children:
Brett Buchwach

Barbara Buchwach

Bonita Buchwach

Brian Buchwach

Bruce Buchwach

Brendan Buchwach

Barron Buchwach