Log In

Jerry Howard Simpson Edit Profile

Travel company executive

Jerry Howard Simpson, American Travel company executive. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Franco-American Friendship medal City of Blois, France, 1984, Tanvier medal J. Tanvier foundation, 1987. Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1944-1946; master sergeant United States Army, 1951-1958.

Background

Simpson, Jerry Howard was born on December 11, 1925 in Providence. Son of Jerry Howard Simpson Senior and Malta Faye (Atkins) Kelly.

Education

Student, Moravian College for Men, 1947-1948; student, Emory & Henry College, 1948-1950; Bachelor, U. North Carolina, 1950.

Career

Seaman, Merchant Marine, 1943-1944; writer, director, producer, WSJS-television, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1962-1964; journalist, editor, various newspapers and magazines, 1965-1975; founder, president, director, Bike Tour France, Charlotte, North Carolina, since 1975.

Works

  • book

    • TORN LAND

      (Torn Land hardcover with dust jacket.)

Membership

Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1944-1946. Master sergeant United States Army, 1951-1958.

Connections

Married Charlotte Ann Bauserman, June 7, 1947 (divorced February 1963). Children: Mary EllenLehman Jampole, Charles Frederick. Married Jane Coral Augustine, September 4,1973.

father:
Jerry Howard Simpson Senior Kelly

mother:
Malta Faye (Atkins) Kelly

spouses:
Charlotte Ann Bauserman

Jane Coral Augustine

children:
Mary EllenLehman Jampole Simpson

Charles Frederick Simpson