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Francis Jerome Turk, American Writer, editors Decorated Bronze Star; named Man of Year Cathedral Latin Alumni Association,1990. Private 1st class Infantry, 1943-1945. Member Association of Ohio Commodores (board of trustees 1984-1992, past grand commodore).

Background

Turk, Francis Jerome was born on May 20, 1923 in Cleveland. Son of Frank J. and Louise Marie (Epaves) Turk.

Education

Bachelor, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1963.

Career

Sports reporter, Cleveland News, 1940-1943;combat correspondent, Press Section 103 Infantry Division, 1945;copywriter, Beaumont & Hohman, Inc., Chicago, 1946-1957;broadcast director, McCann-Erickson Inc., Cleveland, 1957-1959;president, Editorial Features, Inc., Cleveland, 1959-1979;public affairs director, editor, American Automobile Association-Ohio Motorist, Cleveland, 1979-1994;president, Jerome Turk Comm., Inc., Cleveland, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Avocations: photography, Stephen ministry, hospital volunteer.

Membership

Private 1st class Infantry, 1943-1945. Member Association of Ohio Commodores (board of trustees 1984-1992, past grand commodore).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, Stephen ministry, hospital volunteer.

Connections

Married Patricia Dorothea Fashinger, May 5, 1951 (deceased July 1992). Children: Patricia Ann Horvath, Francis J., Joel Brian, James Gerard.

father:
Frank J. Turk

mother:
Louise Marie (Epaves) Turk

spouse:
Patricia Dorothea Fashinger

children:
Patricia Ann Horvath Turk

Francis J. Turk

Joel Brian Turk

James Gerard Turk