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newspaper executive , Abstract company executive

Earnest Hoberecht, American abstract company executive, former newspaper executive. Named to Oklahoma Journal Hall of Fame, 1972, Oklahoma Hall of Fame, 1977, Oklahoma's Title Man of Year Oklahoma Land Title Association, 1995; recipient Distinguished Service citation University Oklahoma, 1989. Member Foreign Corrs. Club, Sigma Delta Chi.


Hoberecht, Earnest was born on January 1, 1918 in Watonga, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Earnest Trevar, Senior and Grace (Woolman) Hoberecht.


Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1941.


Reporter, Watonga Republican, 1935; public, Reflector magazine Watonga, 1936; also part-time staff, Oklahoma City News, Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, 1937-1941; reporter, Memphis Press-Scimitar, 1941-1942; laborer, Navy Yard, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii., 1942-1943; editor, Pearl Harbor Bulletin, 1944-1945; war correspondent Pacific,, Uttar Pradesh, 1945; staff Tokyo bureau, Uttar Pradesh, 1945-1948; chief correspondent, manager Tokyo bureau, Uttar Pradesh, 1948-1951; general manager Asia, Uttar Pradesh, 1951-1966; vice president, United Press International, 1953-1966; chief, Uttar Pradesh War Corrs. in Korea, 1950-1953; president, Oklahoma Land Trust president, Blaine County Abstract Company chairman, Watonga Abstract Company, Inc., since 1972; owner, Earnest Hoberecht Insurance. Member Oklahoma State Board Corrections, 1987, president, 1990-1991.


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    • Free-lance writer. Author: Tokyo Romance English and Japanese, 1947. (public in Japanese) Tokyo Diary, 1947, Democratic Etiquette, 1948.

      Fifty Famous Americans, 1949, Shears of Destiny, 1949, Asia In My Beat, 1961. President, editor-in-chief: Great American News, 1979.


The state should not use its authority to promote any particular religious belief. It should allow people practice their own religious convictions.


There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.


Member Foreign Corrs. Club, Sigma Delta Chi. Clubs: Koganei Country (Tokyo).

Karuizawa (Japan) Country.


Married Katherine Row, August 1939 (divorced 1940). Married Mary Jane Royal, November 16, 1940 (divorced 1945). Married Laurette Heger, May 6, 1959 (divorced June 1969).

Children: Antonia, Earnest Trevar III, Nathalie, Shelley. Married Mary Ann Shaklee Karns, April 26, 1970.

Earnest Trevar Hoberecht

Grace (Woolman) Hoberecht

Mary Jane Royal

Mary Ann Shaklee Karns

Laurette Heger

Katherine Row

Shelley Hoberecht

Nathalie Hoberecht

Earnest Trevar III Hoberecht

Antonia Hoberecht