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Broadcasting executive

Francis Angelo Filippone, American broadcasting executive. Recipient Voice of Democracy award, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1977, Community Leadership award, Fitchburg State College, 1988.

Background

Filippone, Francis Angelo was born on December 12, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Egidio and Louise (Ciavola) Filippone.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Boston University, 1959.

Career

Announcer radio stations, Massachusetts, Vermont, 1959—1964. With sales department station WSMN, Nashua, New Hampshire, 1964—1966. Salesman to sales manager Station WEIM, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, 1966—1971, manager, since 1971, owner, 1987, president, WEIM Corporation.

Served with United States Army Reserve, 1959-1962.

Membership

Board advisers Mount Watchusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts, 1976. President Central Massachusetts Tourist Council, 1975. Board directors Worcester Visitors and Convention Bureau, Fitchburg chapter American Red Cross, since 1982.

Member of North Center Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce (director 1984-1987, Achievement award 1987), Fitchburg Chamber of Commerce, Rotary (president Leominster chapter 1980, board directors, Paul Harris fellow 1986), 100 Club Massachusetts.

Connections

Married Martha Majer, August 29, 1964. Children: Anne Louise, James William, Francis(deceased).

father:
Egidio Filippone

mother:
Louise (Ciavola) Filippone

spouse:
Martha Majer

children:
Anne Louise Filippone

James William Filippone

Francis Filippone (deceased)