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publishing company executive

Karl Youngert Wickstrom, American publishing company executive. Recipient first place award for public service Florida Associated Press, 1967; named Man of Year, American Sportfishing Association, 1995, Conservationist of Year, Florida Wildlife Federation, 1995.

Background

Wickstrom, Karl Youngert was born on September 20, 1935 in Moline, Illinois, United States. Son of George Washington and Harriet L. (Youngert) Wickstrom.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism., University Florida, 1957.

Career

Writer, editor, Orlando (Florida) Sentinel-Star, 1958-1960;writer, Miami (Florida) Herald, 1960-1967;administrative assistant, Florida Senate, Tallahassee, 1968;founder, president, publisher, Wickstrom Publications Inc., magazines, books, Miami, since 1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Original public: Aloft Magazine, for National Airlines passengers, 1968-1980. Public: Florida Sportsman, since 1969, Ryder World for Ryder System, Inc, since 1980.

Membership

Board of directors National Coalition for Marine Conservation. Vice president Florida Conservation Association Served with United States Air Force, 1967-1968. Member Sigma Delta Chi (national 1st place award for investigative reporting Miami area crime, corruption 1967).

Connections

Married Patricia Pinkerton, 1959 (divorced). Children: Eric, Blair, Drew, Holly. Married Sheila Zehner, June 9, 1979.

father:
George Washington Wickstrom

mother:
Harriet L. (Youngert) Wickstrom

spouses:
Patricia Pinkerton

Sheila Zehner

children:
Eric Wickstrom

Blair Wickstrom

Drew Wickstrom

Holly Wickstrom