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Newspaper editor

Leslie Ervin Cansler was American newspaper editor. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Background

Cansler, Leslie Ervin was born on September 16, 1920 in Hickory, North Carolina, United States. Son of Leslie Ervin and Mabel Pearl (Braswell) Cansler.

Education

Bachelor, Wake Forest University, 1941.

Career

News editor, Daily Advance, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 1941;reporter, Raleigh (North Carolina) Times, 1941-1942, 46;city editor, Raleigh (North Carolina) Times, 1946-1947;with, News-Journal Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1947-1988;day managing editor, News-Journal Company, 1966-1968;managing editor, News-Journal Company, 1968-1976;associate Sunday editor, News-Journal Company, 1976-1979;Sunday editor, News-Journal Company, 1979-1980;associate editor, News-Journal Company, 1980-1989.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Connections

Married Marie Muriel Olwell, August 19, 1944 (deceased). Children: David, Robert, James. Married Elizabeth Marie Walters (deceased).

1 child, Leslie Anne.

father:
Leslie Ervin Cansler

mother:
Mabel Pearl (Braswell) Cansler

spouses:
Marie Muriel Olwell

Elizabeth Marie Walters

children:
David Cansler

Robert Cansler

James Cansler

Leslie Anne Cansler