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Publishing company executive

Ernest Preston Mickel, American publishing company executive. Recipient Presidential citation Producers' Council, 1962, honorary membership, 1974; F. Stuart Fitzpatrick Memorial award, 1970. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member National Press Club, Construction Writers Association (director), American International Assurance (honorary).

Background

Mickel, Ernest Preston was born on January 31, 1910 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Son of William Ernest and Jennie (Hayford) Mickel.

Education

Student, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, 1930.

Career

Corresponding Des Moines Register and Tribune, 1931-1943. With F.W. Dodge Corporation (merged into McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1963), since 1946. Washington editor Dodge Daily Newspapers, since 1946, Architectural Record magazine, 1970-1975.

Washington correspondent twice-monthly newsletter Legal Briefs for Construction Industry. Director public relations Coe College, 1937-1942. Editorial consultant Building Research Advisory Board, Building Research Institute, since 1970.

Industry adviser Construction Specifications Institute, 1963, 69.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member National Press Club, Construction Writers Association (director), American International Assurance (honorary).

Connections

Married Muriel Lorraine Fairbanks, August 16, 1947. Children: Thomas Dean, Steven Hayford, Alan Ernest.

father:
William Ernest Mickel

mother:
Jennie (Hayford) Mickel

spouse:
Muriel Lorraine Fairbanks

child:
Thomas Dean Mickel

child:
Steven Hayford Mickel

child:
Alan Ernest Mickel