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Eli John Setencich, American columnist. Captain United States Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Background

Setencich, Eli John was born on April 10, 1924 in Sacramento. Son of Joko Ilija and Jovanka (Ljescovic) Setencich.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, 1952.

Career

Reporter, Walnut Creek (California) Sun, 1952-1954;reporter, KFRE radio-television, Fresno, California, 1954-1961;political writer, Fresno Bee, 1961-1980;columnist, Fresno Bee, since 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Fresno, California's Heartland, 1993.

Membership

Captain United States Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, cooking, traveling.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Jackson (divorced). Married Yvonne Dillon, September 4, 1965. Children: Stephen, Amy Lynn.

father:
Joko Ilija Setencich

mother:
Jovanka (Ljescovic) Setencich

spouses:
Elizabeth Jackson

Yvonne Dillon

children:
Stephen Setencich

Amy Lynn Setencich