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Lawrence Lee McConnell, American publisher.

Background

McConnell, Lawrence Lee was born on October 3, 1949 in Atlanta. Son of Remington West and Beverly Tayloe (Wright) McConnell.

Education

Bachelor in English, Washington & Lee University, 1971.

Career

Reporter, The News & Courier, Charleston, South Carolina., 1971-1973;copy editor, The Greensboro (North Carolina) Record, 1973;reporter, news editor, The Georgetown (South Carolina.) Times, 1973-1974;national editor, The Roanoke (Virginia) Times, 1974-1975;editor, public, The Georgetown Times, 1975-1983;managing editor, The Alabama Journal, Montgomery, 1984-1985;executive editor, Montgomery Advertiser, Montgomery, 1985-1987;managing editor, The Tampa (Florida) Tribune, 1987-1995;public, The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia, since 1995.

Membership

Member executive committee United Way, Charlottesville, since 1996. Vice president Piedmont Virginia Community College Foundation, Charlottesville, 1996. Board directors Leadership Tampa Alumni Association, 1994-1995.

Member American Society Newspaper Editors, Virginia Press Association (treasurer since 1996), Florida Society Newspaper Editors (board directors 1991-1995), South Carolina Press Association (board directors 1976-1983), Charlottesville C. of Chamber (board directors since 1996).

Connections

Married Michelle Lynn Eckerly, June 27, 1987. Children: Catherine Tayloe, Remington Scott.

father:
Remington West McConnell

mother:
Beverly Tayloe (Wright) McConnell

spouse:
Michelle Lynn Eckerly

children:
Catherine Tayloe McConnell

Remington Scott McConnell