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journalism educator

Kenneth Dale Towers, American journalism educator. Staff sergeant United States Army, 1957-1963. Member Society Professional Journalists (regional director 1980), Chicago Council Foreign Relations, International Press Club, Chicago Press Club (president 1976), Chicago Headline Club (president 1972).

Background

Towers, Kenneth Dale was born on July 4, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert M. and Irene D. Towers.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1960.

Career

Editor, managing editor, city editor, reporter Chicago Sun-Times, 1955-1990. Executive director Illinois Insurance Information Service, Chicago, 1990-1992. Journalism professor Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1994.

Membership

Staff sergeant United States Army, 1957-1963. Member Society Professional Journalists (regional director 1980), Chicago Council Foreign Relations, International Press Club, Chicago Press Club (president 1976), Chicago Headline Club (president 1972).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, spectator sports.

Connections

Married Rita Kennedy, February 28, 1959 (deceased November 1993). Married Susan J. Culliton, May 13, 2000.

father:
Albert M.

mother:
Irene D. Towers

spouses:
Rita Kennedy

Susan J. Culliton