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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.

Background

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

Education

Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1941.

Career

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.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Politics

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

Views

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.

Membership

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

Karuizawa (Japan) Country.

Connections

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.

father:
Earnest Trevar Hoberecht

mother:
Grace (Woolman) Hoberecht

spouse:
Mary Jane Royal

spouse:
Mary Ann Shaklee Karns

spouse:
Laurette Heger

spouse:
Katherine Row

child:
Shelley Hoberecht

child:
Nathalie Hoberecht

child:
Earnest Trevar III Hoberecht

child:
Antonia Hoberecht