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Burrell Leslie Small

communications executive.

Burrell Leslie Small, American communications executive. Member Kankakee Chamber of Commerce (president), University of Illinois Journalism Alumni (president).

Background

Small, Burrell Leslie was born on April 2, 1918 in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. Son of Leslie Charles and Grace Olive (Burrell) Small.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University of Illinois, 1940.

Career

With Kankakee Daily Journal, 1940-1969, president, co-public, 1957-1969. President Mid American Media, Kankakee, 1947-1981. President Mid American Audio-Video, Mid American Radio, Mid American Broadcasting, Imagery Corporation.

Director First Trust & Savings Bank, First Bank of Meadowview. Finance chairman Asbury United Methodist Church. Chairman American Red Cross.

Membership

Member Kankakee Chamber of Commerce (president), University of Illinois Journalism Alumni (president).

Connections

Married Reva Arlene Gray, December 3, 1938. Children: Susanne Gray, Leslie Howard, Stephen Burrell.

father:
Leslie Charles Small

mother:
Grace Olive (Burrell) Small

spouse:
Reva Arlene Gray

children:
Susanne Gray Small

Leslie Howard Small

Stephen Burrell Small