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councilman , journalist

Felton West, American newspaper writer. Served with United States Naval Reserve, World World War World War II; Member Society Professional Journalists, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

West, Felton was born on May 9, 1926 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Felton Eber and Clara Viola (Ross) West.

Education

Student, University New Mexico, 1946. Bachelor of Science, University Houston, 1952. Master of Letters, University Houston, 1957.

Career

Member staff Houston Post, 1943-1995, Washington correspondent, 1961-1965, chief Austin (Texas) capitol bureau, 1966-1985, columnist, 1985-1993, editorial writer, 1993-1995. Retired, 1995; councilman City of Liberty Hill, Texas, 2002—2004. With United States Naval Reserve.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, World World War World War II. Member Society Professional Journalists, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Jean Frances Osborn, October 27, 1945. Children— Felton Dale, Bruce Eugene, Wade Osborn, Barbara Jean.

father:
Felton Eber West

mother:
Clara Viola (Ross) West

spouse:
Jean Frances Osborn

children:
Bruce Eugene West

Wade Osborn West

Barbara Jean West