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Dario Politella, American writer, educator. Trustee Graves Memorial Library., Sunderland, 1967-1985; president Deerfield Valley Art Association, W. Massachusetts, since 1975. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1942-1946, 51-52. Member National Council College Public Advisers (founder, 1954, president 1968-1971, Distinguished Service award 1980), Society of Professional Journalist.

Background

Politella, Dario was born on August 12, 1921 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Antonio and Caterina (Ionta) Politella.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Massachusetts, 1947. Master of Arts, Syracuse University, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1965.

Career

News bureau manager, Geneva Daily Times, 1949-1950; managing editor, SKYWAYS Magazine, New York City, 1957; associate editor, FLYING Magazine, New York City, 1958; writer, Columbia Broadcasting System-television, New York City, 1958; senior publicity accountant executive, O.S. Tyson Advertising Agency, 1958-1960; public relations representative, Lockheed, 1960-1962; assistant professor journalism, Kent State University, 1950-1955; instructor, Syracuse University, 1955-1957; assistant professor, Ball State University, 1962-1965; professor department journalism, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1965-1989; professor emeritus in journalism, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, since 1989. Visiting lecturer Chautauqua Institute, 1968-1987, instructor publicity and promotionInternat. Auction School, South Deerfield, since 1974.

Works

Membership

Trustee Graves Memorial Library., Sunderland, 1967-1985. President Deerfield Valley Art Association, W. Massachusetts, since 1975. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1942-1946, 51-52.

Member National Council College Public Advisers (founder, 1954, president 1968-1971, Distinguished Service award 1980), Society of Professional Journalist.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: oil painting, article writing, flying.

Connections

Married Frances Charlotte O'Neal, October 24, 1942. Children: Darian Susan, Dario Anthony, Daria Kay.

father:
Antonio Politella

mother:
Caterina (Ionta) Politella

spouse:
Frances Charlotte O'Neal

children:
Darian Susan Politella

Daria Kay Politella

Dario Anthony Politella