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Publishing executive

John Morris McClelland was American publishing executive. Named International Boss of Year, National Secretaries Association, 1968; named to Washington Newspaper Hall of Honor, Washington State University, 1984.

Background

McClelland, John Morris was born on May 31, 1915 in Rogers, Arkansas, United States. Son of John Morgan and Adlyn (Morris) McClelland.

Education

Bachelor, Stanford University, 1937.

Career

Editor, public, Daily News, Longview, Washington, 1950-1977;founder, editor, public, Journal-American, Bellevue, Washington, 1976-1986;president, Evergreen Public Company, Seattle, 1984-1986.

Works

Membership

Chairman State Parks and Recreation Commission, Washington, 1952-1956. Member Washington Board Geographic Names, 1978-1989. Board directors Health and Hospital Superior vena cava syndrome, Bellevue, 1977-1992, N.W. Kidney Center, Seattle, 1976-1989, Annie Wright School, Tacoma, 1986-1992.

Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Fellow Society Professional Journalists. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, American Antiquarian Society, Washington State History Society (president 1982-1988), Associated Press (board directors 1968-1971, 72-81), American Legion, Golf Collectors Society, Royal and Ancient Golf of St. Andrews Club (Scotland), Broadmoor Golf Club, U. Seattle Golf Club, Elks, Sigma Delta Chi, Kappa Sigma. M C.

Connections

Married Burdette Craig, June 24, 1939. Children: John M. III, Genevieve Sue.

father:
John Morgan McClelland

mother:
Adlyn (Morris) McClelland

spouse:
Burdette Craig

child:
John M. III McClelland

child:
Genevieve Sue McClelland