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writer , corporate communications official

Frederick Gordon Beers, American writer, retired corporate communications official.

Background

Beers, Frederick Gordon was born on August 19, 1924 in Perry, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Frederick William and Ivy Isabel (Bucklin) Beers.

Education

Student, St. Bonaventure University, 1944.

Career

City editor, Perry Daily Journal, 1941-1943;copy editor Mid-Pacific edit, Stars & Stripes, 1945-1946;managing editor, columnist, Perry Daily Journal, 1946-1969;member advertising public relations staff, Charles Machine Works, Inc., Perry, 1969-1989;consultant in corporation graphics, Charles Machine Works, Inc., Perry, 1990-1995;freelance writer,, Perry, since 1990. Laboratory instructor Journalism School, Oklahoma State University, 1968.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: The First Generation, 1991, History of the Paul W. Cress Family, 1993, Perry Tales, 1995, Dedicated to Excellence, 2000. Free-lance columnist Perry Daily Journal, since 1994. Contributor numerous history articles to newspaper.

Membership

Secretary Noble County Republican Committee, Perry, 1950-1952. President, member Perry Board Education, 1973-1983, Stagecoach Community Theatre, Perry, since 1975. Board directors Perry History Preservation Committee, since 1992.

Ruling elder 1st Presbyterian Church, Perry, since 1949. Member Perry Library. Board Staff sergeant Army of the United States, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Society Professional Journalists, Perry Chamber of Commerce (president 1959, Outstanding Citizen award 1992, Perry Hall Fame 2005), Rotary (president Perry 1949, Paul Harris fellow).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, community theatre, music, grandchildren.

Connections

Married Laura Belle Thomas, May 2, 1954. Children: Kathleen Faye Beers Lindsey, Susan Gail Beers Bieberdorf.

father:
Frederick William Beers

mother:
Ivy Isabel (Bucklin) Beers

spouse:
Laura Belle Thomas

children:
Kathleen Faye Beers Lindsey Beers

Susan Gail Beers Bieberdorf Beers