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Louis Alexander, American Writer, educator ( art: literature, December)writer, educator. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal with three oak leaf clusters. Member Bellaire Parks and Recreation Commission, 1957-1960; member finance subcommittee School Advisory Committee, Bellaire, 1976-1977; member citizens advisory board Metropolitan Transit; Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945; Member American Society Journalists and.

Background

Alexander, Louis was born on March 15, 1917 in New York City. Son of Louis I. and Gertrude (Seydel) Alexander.

Education

B.S.in Marketing, U. Newark, 1941. M. Letters in Journalism, U. Houston, 1961. Reporter, county editor Houston Chronicle, 1947-1957.

Free-lance writer for mags. and newspapers, 1957-1990. Instructor, then assistant professor journalism U. Houston, 1954-1982. Correspondent Wall Street Journal, 1959-1975, Newsweek, 1964-1990, National Public Radio, 1972-1980.

President All News Is Local, Inc., publications Carolina's Business Weekly, Asheville, North Carolina.

Career

Reporter, county editor Houston Chronicle, 1947—1957. Writer magazines newspapers, 1957—1990. Instructor journalism University Houston, 1954—1982, assistant professor journalism, 1954—1982.

Correspondent Wall Street Journal, 1959—1975, Newsweek, 1964—1990, National Public Radio, 1972—1980. President All News Is Local, Inc. Publications Carolina's Business Weekly, Asheville, North Carolina.

Member Bellaire Parks and Recreation Commission, 1957—1960. Member finance subcommittee School Advisory Committee, Bellaire, 1976—1977. Member citizens advisory board Metropolitan Transit Authority, 1978—1983.

Served United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, served to captain United States Air Force, 1951-1952, served to lieutenant colonel United States Army.

Membership

Member Bellaire Parks and Recreation Commission, 1957-1960. Member finance subcommittee School Advisory Committee, Bellaire, 1976-1977. Member citizens advisory board Metropolitan Transit.

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Society Journalists and.

Connections

Married Paulette Marlowe, December 23, 1948 (divorced December 1968).; married Mildred Nootsie Crowe, August 8, 1976. Children: Kathryn, Marjory.

father:
Louis I. Alexander

mother:
Gertrude (Seydel) Alexander

spouses:
Paulette Marlowe

Mildred Nootsie Crowe

children:
Kathryn Alexander

Marjory Alexander