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Newspaper publisher

Frank Wallace Gordon, American newspaper publisher. Recipient Class of 1946 award University Pennsylvania, 1957, Third Annual award for Distinguished Community Service Philadelphia Suburban Public Relations Club, 1970, G. Richard Drew Journalistic Achievement award PNPA Foundation, 1988; named to Four Chaplains Legion of Honor, 1969.

Background

Gordon, Frank Wallace was born on October 16, 1935 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of Frank Elmer and Dorothy Grace (Wallace) Gordon.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1957; postgraduate, Temple University, 1960-1961.

Career

Management trainee, Curtis Public Company, Philadelphia, 1957-1958; senior administrative assistant, Curtis Circulation Company, Philadelphia, 1958-1963; managing editor newspaper, Montgomery Public Company, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1963-1973; congressional district administrator, United States House of Representatives, Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1973-1975; sunday editor, founding editor Your Career (magazine supplement), The Bulletin, Philadelphia, 1975-1982; promotion director, Bucks County Courier Times, Levittown, Pennsylvania, 1982-1984; public, Beaver (Pennsylvania) Newspapers Inc., since 1984. Vice president Pennsylvania Newspaper Publications Association, Harrisburg, 1990-1992, president, 1992-1993. Trustee PNPA Foundation, since 1993.

Public chairman Pittsburgh Area Metro Market Newspaper Network, 1988-1990. Secretary-treasurer Mid-Atlantic Newspaper Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc., 1990-1992, chairman, 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to newspapers.

Politics

The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

Views

Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Membership

Vice president, campaign chairman United Way Beaver County, 1987, president 1988. Vice president United Way Southwestern Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, 1988-1990, Greater Philadelphia Affiliate American Diabetes Association, 1980-1982, edition board Forecast Magazine, 1980-1982. Chairman development, member advisory board Pennsylvania State University Beaver Campus, Monaca, 1985-1994.

Member community advisory council Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 1985-1993. Board trustee, charter member Beaver Area School District Educational Foundation, 1985-1987. Member oversight and advisory council Brodhead Cultural Center, 1993-1995, Beaver Initiative for Growth, since 1996.

Member Society Professional Journalists (Pittsburgh chapter, president Philadelphia chapter 1980-1981), Press Club Western Pennsylvania (board since 1995), Beaver County Chamber of C. (president 1991, chairman board 1992), Rotary (president 1971-1972, editor district 745 Rotarian magazine 1972-1977, Paul Harris fellow since 1995), Beaver Valley Country Club.

Connections

Married Barbara Vincent Westfall, August 16, 1958. Children: Jeffrey Douglas, Brian Scott, Andrew Lewis.

father:
Frank Elmer Gordon

mother:
Dorothy Grace (Wallace) Gordon

spouse:
Barbara Vincent Westfall

children:
Jeffrey Douglas Gordon

Brian Scott Gordon

Andrew Lewis Gordon