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Jack Charles Killion

newspaper columnist

Jack Charles Killion, American newspaper columnist. Decorated Honorary Membership German Severely Wounded War Veterans, Pacific Battle Star, European Battle Star; Commendation for work as Chief of Special Branch and Denazification, Bruchsal, Baden, Germany. Sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Mensa.

Background

Killion, Jack Charles was born on August 21, 1921 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Roger William and Anna Virginia (Moser) Killion.

Education

Student, Los Angeles City College, 1942.

Career

Chief of special branch United States Army Military Government, Bruchsal, Baden, Germany, 1945-1947. Sports editor Van Nuys News, Van Nuys, California, 1947-1948. Repair supervisor Los Angeles Department Water & Power, 1948-1981.

Columnist Simi Valley Enterprise, Simi Valley, California, from 1986, Los Angeles Daily News, 1989-1990.

Membership

Sergeant United States Army, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Mensa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, fishing, time spent with family.

Connections

Married Elisabeth Horn, June 29, 1947. Children: Joanna Barbara, Heidi Killion Gaul, Frederick John.