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Graydon DeCamp, American journalist.


DeCamp, Graydon was born on February 6, 1934 in Cincinnati.


Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1956.


Teacher English Eaglebrook School, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 1956-1957. Reporter, columnist Cincinnati Post, 1960-1968, city editor, 1969-1970. Politics editor Cincinnati Enquirer, 1970-1974, assistant city editor, 1975.

Editor Enquirer magazine, Cincinnati, 1976-1981. Freelance writer.; senior editor Traverse magazine, Prism Publications, Traverse City, Michigan, 1989-1994. Public, editor Bayshore Books, Elk Rapids, since 1994.

Adjunct faculty College Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, 1983-1989.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Blue and Gold: The Annapolis Story, 1975, The Grand Old Lady of Vine Street: A History of the Cincinnati Enquirer, 1991. Editor: 100 Years at Mackinac, 1995, (with Sherill DeCamp) The Connoisseur Up North, A Food-Lover's Guide to Northern Michigan, 1996.


Member of advisory board Hoxworth Blood Center, Cincinnati, 1981-1988, chairman, 1986-1988. Board of directors Better Housing League, Cincinnati, 1983-1986, Joy Outdoor Education Center, Cincinnati, 1984-1989. Co-chairman Cincinnati Housing Partnership, 1983-1985.

Trustee Asgard/Goodwill, Traverse City, 1990-1992. Member board directors Traverse Symphony Orchestra, Traverse City, Michigan, since 1991, president, 1994-1995. Member Society Professional Journalists (president chapter 1974, director 1975) M C.


Son of James Milton and Anne Hetherington (Graydon) december. Married Diane Johnson, August 18, 1956 (divorced September 6, 1988). 1 child, James Douglass.

Married Sherrill Snooks, April 20, 1991.

James Milton DeCamp

Anne Hetherington (Graydon) DeCamp

Diane Johnson

Sherrill Snooks

James Douglass DeCamp