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Frank Wilson Buckley, American newspaper executive. Bar: Mississippi 1954. Deacon Baptist church Lieutenant (senior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946; lieutenant Reserve, 1945-1954. Member Mississippi Bar Association.

Background

Buckley, Frank Wilson was born on October 7, 1914 in Prentiss, Mississippi, United States. Son of Frank Wylie and Otto (Watts) Buckley.

Education

Bachelor, Louisiana College, 1936. Bachelor of Laws, Vanderbilt University, 1954. Master of Arts, Florida State University, 1955.

Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Illinois University, 1966.

Career

Managing editor, Daily News, Mount Pleasant, Texas, 1936-1937; reporter-photographer, Daily Town Talk, Alexandria, Louisiana, 1937-1940; telegraph editor, Morning Free Press, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1940-1941; telegraph editor, Mobile Register, 1941; copy editor, Buffalo Evening News, 1941-1942; editor, public, Carroll County Democrat, Huntingdon, Tennessee, 1945-1946; manager security brokerage office, Alexandria, 1947-1949; graduate assistant journalism, Florida State University, 1949-1950; copy editor, editor finance section, Nashville Tennessean, 1950-1955; professor, head department journalism, University of Southern Mississippi, 1955-1964; associate professor journalism, University of Southern Mississippi, 1966-1967; lecturer journalism, Southern Illinois U., 1964-1965; department chairman journalism, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1967-1973; associate professor, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1967-1970; professor, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1970-1980; President, Buckley Newspapers, Inc. (publications The News-Bay Springs), Mississippi President, The Reformer, Raleigh, Mississippi President, The Weekly Leader, Pearl, Mississippi President, Impact, Hattiesburg and Laurel, Mississippi President, The News, Brandon, Mississippi.

Achievements

  • Bar: Mississippi 1954.

Membership

Deacon Baptist church Lieutenant (senior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Lieutenant Reserve, 1945-1954. Member Mississippi Bar Association.

Connections

Married Vonnie Verette Crouch, December 22, 1940. Children: Charles Ray, Ronald L., Mary Carole.

father:
Frank Wylie Buckley

mother:
Otto (Watts) Buckley

spouse:
Vonnie Verette Crouch

child:
Ronald L. Buckley

child:
Mary Carole Buckley

child:
Charles Ray Buckley