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Publishing company executive

Donald Earle Kneeland, American Publishing company executive. Recipient 1st award New York State Press Association and Wall St. Journal, 1960, award Rochester Society Communicating Arts, 1967.


Kneeland, Donald Earle was born on April 18, 1933 in Corning, New York, United States. Son of William Francis and Ethel Mary (Keenan) Kneeland.


Bachelor, Niagra University. Postgraduate, Pennsylvania State University, 1961.


Reporter, Elmira (New York) Star Gazette, 1960-1963; communications supervisor, R.T. French Company, Rochester, New York, 1963-1967; publications editor, Darcy Associations, Rochester, 1967-1968; public relations director, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Rochester, 1968-1988; president, Larque Publs., Inc., since 1988. Vice president Marketing Communicators, Inc., 1980-1988.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Spirits of The Genesee/Finger Lakes Region, 1984, More Spirits..., 1987.


Public relations chairman Genesee Valley Citizens League for Nursing, Rochester, 1973-1974. President United Cancer Council, Rochester, 1976-1982. Member Monroe County Health Advisory Committee, 1985-1987.

Board directors Palmyra/Macedon School Board, 1986-1989. Counselor Finger Lakes Association, Penn Yan, New York, since 1986. Member Public Relations Society of America (past president, secretary 1976), Rochester Advertising Council (secretary 1973, award 1984).

Lodges: Elks, American Legion.


Married Judith Ann Zammett, June 13, 1942. Children: Bethan Ann, Kristine Lynn.

William Francis Kneeland

Ethel Mary (Keenan) Kneeland

Judith Ann Zammett

Kristine Lynn Kneeland

Bethan Ann Kneeland