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Gordon Hanna, American Newspaperman. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945. M C.

Background

Hanna, Gordon was born on February 22, 1920 in Jack County, Texas, United States. Son of John Grey and Ethyl (Wood) Hanna.

Education

Student, Texas Technological College, 1936-1939.

Career

Reporter, Port Arthur (Texas) News, 1939-1942;reporter, Houston Press, 1943-1944;reporter, legislative correspondent, Houston Press, 1946-1948;city editor, Houston Press, 1949-1954;managing editor, Commercial Appeal, Memphis, 1954-1959;editor, Evansville (Indiana) Press, 1959-1968;editor, Commercial Appeal, Memphis, 1969-1975;general editorial manager, Scripps-Howard Newspapers, 1976-1983;vice president, E.W. Scripp Company, 1976-1983;director, 1976-1987. Vice-president, director E.W. Scripps Company, 1976-1983.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945. M C.

Connections

Married Annie Lou Guidry, April 22, 1941. Children– Judith, Harriet.

father:
John Grey Hanna

mother:
Ethyl (Wood) Hanna

spouse:
Annie Lou Guidry

children:
Judith Hanna

Harriet Hanna