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journalist , political columnist

Le Killgore, American Journalist, political columnist. Avocations: cooking, sewing, needlework, music F C. Recipient Overall Excellence in News Gathering award Headliners Club,1973, Outstanding Continuous Coverage of Education award Texas State Teachers Association, 1977, Excellence in Health-related Reporting Texas Medical Association, 1977.

Background

Killgore, Le was born on March 16, 1926 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Romance Languages, Skidmore College, 1948. Postgraduate, Auburn University, 1962.

Career

Classroom teacher music, Stare Baldwin School, Dallas, 1949-1950; classroom teacher music, The Little School, Dallas, 1950-1951; substitute teacher, Department Of Defense School, Clark AB, Philippines, 1964-1965; substitute teacher, Dayton Ohio Schools, 1966-1967; substitute teacher, Jeb Stuart High School, Fairfax County, Virginia, 1967-1968; staff writer, Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texas, 1972-1979; srs staff writer, Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texas, 1979-1983; political affairs editor, Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texas, 1983-1992; host radio public affairs show, political consultant, San Angelo, since 1992. Co-host radio/television public affairs show.

Achievements

  • Avocations: cooking, sewing, needlework, music F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Staff writer, editor Officers Wives Club magazines, Clark AB, Philippines, 1964, McClellan Air Force Base, California, 1966, Panama Canal Zone, 1969-1971.

Membership

Board directors Adult Literacy Council of Concho Valley, Hospice of San Angelo. Chair Citywide Hope for the Holidays campaign, 2004-2005. Deacon 1st Presbyterian Church San Angelo.

Member Society Professional Journalists (president San Angelo chapter 1984, board directors 1986, 87, 89).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cooking, sewing, needlecrafts, music.

Connections

Married James A. Killgore, July 24, 1948. Children: Lynne, Robert, Andrew.

spouse:
James A. Killgore

children:
Andrew Killgore

Robert Killgore

Lynne Killgore