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newspaper executive

Charles Lohman Dancey, American Newspaper executive. Recipient Peoria chapter B'nai B'rith Citizenship award, 1964. Illinois state commandant Marine Corps League, 1947; City councilman, commissioner fire and plice, Pekin, 1946-1950. Served to colonel United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1941-1946, 50-51. Member Inter-American Press Association (director), Executive Board), American Society Newspaper Editors.

Background

Dancey, Charles Lohman was born on November 28, 1916 in Pekin, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert Duane and Bertha (Lohman) Dancey.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1938.

Career

Reporter, Peoria (Illinois) Star, 1938-1940;reporter, Peoria Journal, 1946-1950;editor, Peoria Journal Star, 1958-1980;assistant public, Peoria Journal Star, 1980-1987;retired, now consultant, Peoria Journal Star, 1987-1996;director, Peoria Journal Star, 1993-1996;director, Executive Board, Dirksen Congressional Research Center, since 1994. Owner representative, management board WTVH-television, Peoria, 1956-1958.

Membership

Illinois state commandant Marine Corps League, 1947. City councilman, commissioner fire and plice, Pekin, 1946-1950. Colonel United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1941-1946, 50-51.

Member Inter-American Press Association (director, executive board), American Society Newspaper Editors. Clubs: Mason.

Connections

Married Nina Evelyn Manker, December 10, 1944. Children: Richard, Burt Lee, Clinton Dancey.

father:
Albert Duane Dancey

mother:
Bertha (Lohman) Dancey

spouse:
Nina Evelyn Manker

child:
Richard Dancey

child:
Burt Lee Dancey

child:
Clinton Dancey