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Publishing executive

Donald Albert Peterson, American Radio and publishing executive ( ind: svc.comm. media)radio and publishing executive. Recipient United Way Merit award, 1956, Mount Union College Alumni Svc. award, 1981; named Alliance Boss of Year, 1968; nominated to Hall of Fame Ohio Foundation Indiana College, 1987. Member Ohio Broadcasters Association, American Newspaper Publications Association, American Legion, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Peterson, Donald Albert was born on September 18, 1917 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Son of Albert and Hattie M. (Anderson) Peterson.

Education

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Mount Union College, 1988. President Alliance (Ohio) Brick Corporation, 1965-1972. Public Alliance Review, since 1962.

President Station WFAH/WDJQ, Alliance, since 1967. Director Valley Forge Inc., Glamorgan Park Inc. Chairman board Mount Union College, 1971-1987.

Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

Career

President Alliance (Ohio) Brick Corporation, 1965-1972. President Sta; director Valley Forge Inc., Glamorgan Park Inc.

Religion

It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.

Membership

Member Ohio Broadcasters Association, American Newspaper Publications Association, American Legion, Sigma Delta Chi. Clubs: Wranglers, Filibusters, Alliance Country. Lodges: Kiwanis, Elks (Alliance).

Connections

Married Josephine Phelps Hoiles, July 20, 1940. Children: Donald A. Junior, Jill P., McCarty.

father:
Albert Peterson

mother:
Hattie M. Peterson

spouse:
Josephine Phelps Hoiles

child:
Donald A. Junior Peterson

child:
Jill P. Peterson

child:
McCarty Peterson