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Newspaper editor

John Edward Simonds was American newspaper editor. Served with United States Army, 1958. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, Associated Press Managing Editors, Society Professional Journalists, National Conference Editorial Writers, Organization News Ombudsmen, Hawaii Literature Arts Council.

Background

Simonds, John Edward was born on July 4, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Alvin E. and Ruth Angeline (Rankin) Simonds.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin College, 1957.

Career

Reporter, Daily Tribune, Seymour, Indiana, 1957-1958;reporter, United Press International, Columbus, Ohio., 1958-1960;reporter, assistant city editor, Providence Journal Bulletin, 1960-1965;reporter, assistant city editor, Washington Evening Star, 1965-1966;correspondent, Gannett News Svc., Washington, 1966-1975;managing editor, Honolulu Star Bulletin, 1975-1980;executive editor, Honolulu Star Bulletin, 1980-1987;senior editor, editorial page editor, Honolulu Star Bulletin, 1987-1993;executive, Hawaii Newspaper Agency, Honolulu, since 1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (poetry) Waves From a Timed-Zoned Brain, 2009.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1958. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, Associated Press Managing Editors, Society Professional Journalists, National Conference Editorial Writers, Organization News Ombudsmen, Hawaii Literature Arts Council.

Connections

Married Rose B. Muller, November 16, 1968. Children– Maximillian P., Malia G. Children by previous marriage– Rachel F. Cobb, John B.

father:
Alvin E. Simonds

mother:
Ruth Angeline (Rankin) Simonds

spouse:
Rose B. Muller

children:
Maximillian P. Simonds

Malia G. Simonds