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Charles Joseph Stone Edit Profile

also known as Joe Stone

columnist , law enforcement

Charles Joseph Stone, American columnist, law enforcement. Recipient Bronze award Associated Press, California, Nevada, 1957, Ring of Truth award Copley Newspapers, San Diego, California, 1965, 66, 67, First Place award Associated Press, California, Nevada, 1986-1987, Best Column-non daily award Society Professional Journalists, San Diego, 1987; named honorary member California State Park Rangers Association.


Stone, Charles Joseph was born on January 21, 1913 in Frizell, Kansas, United States. Son of Herbert Macklin and Laura (Belfield) Stone.


Student, University Wichita, 1937.


Detective Wichita (Kansas) Police Department, 1936-1942, 45-46. Chief petty officer, field investigator United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942-1945. Reporter The Wichita (Kansas) Eagle, 1946-1953, The San Diego (California) Union Tribune, 1953-1977.

Columnist Borrego Sun, Borrego Springs, California, from 1997.


Honorary co-mayor Borrego Springs (California) City of C., 1998. Volunteer Anza-Borrego State Park, Borrego Springs, 1978-1995. CPO, field investigator, United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942-1945.

Member American Society of Composers, Writers Guild of America West.


Married Catherine Lucille Bordner, August 14, 1937. Children: Milburn J., Norman Jene, Marilyn Jo, Herbert E., Sally Dee.

Herbert Macklin Stone

Laura (Belfield) Stone

Catherine Lucille Bordner

Milburn J. Stone

Norman Jene Stone

Marilyn Jo Stone

Herbert E. Stone

Sally Dee Stone