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Cleo Ellen Cantlon

photojournalist

Cleo Ellen Cantlon, American photojournalist. Named Woman of Distinction, Minot Young Women’s Christian Association, 1997; honorary fair board member North Dakota Fairs Association, 1997. District chairman District 7 Democratic-Non-Partisan League; member Governor's Committee on Arts, Bismarck. Member Minot Art Association.

Background

Cantlon, Cleo Ellen was born on September 2, 1938 in Baudette, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of George Newell Loveland and Caroline Ruth (Borgen) Weninger.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Minot State University, 1959.

Career

Reporter, Minot (North Dakota) Daily Newsproofreader, Minot (North Dakota) Daily News, 1960-1962;women's editor, reporter, Minot (North Dakota) Daily News, 1963-1965;city editor, Minot (North Dakota) Daily News, 1972;columnist, reporter, Minot (North Dakota) Daily News, since 1972;secretary, A&A Construction, Minotteacher English, Balfour (North Dakota) School, 1969-1972. Publicist North Dakota State Fair, Minot, 1966-1997, Norsk Hostfest, Minot, 1989-1995. Writer Verendrye Elec.

Coop, Farm Credit Superior vena cava syndrome, Minot.

Works

  • Author history books and plays.

Membership

District chairman District 7 Democratic-Non-Partisan League. Member Governor's Committee on Arts, Bismarck. Member Minot Art Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, writing plays, poetry, travel, photography.

Connections

Married Edwin Daniel Cantlon, June 1, 1960.

father:
George Newell Loveland Weninger

mother:
Caroline Ruth (Borgen) Weninger

spouse:
Edwin Daniel Cantlon