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Newspaper editor

Marvin E. Garrette, American Newspaper editors Ford Foundation grantee, 1969. Board of directors Leadership Metro Richmond, 1982-1983, Virginia High School League Publications division, Charlottesville, 1970-1992; Member Society of Professional Journalists (national board directors, regional director 1980-1983), Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Garrette, Marvin E. was born on December 10, 1938 in Woodstock, Virginia, United States. Son of James E. and Clarice I. (Williams) Garrette.

Education

Bachelor of Arts English Literature, University of Virginia, 1961;postgraduate, University of Virginia, 1961-1962;postgraduate, American Press Institute, 1970.

Career

Bureau reporter, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia, 1960-1964;assistant state editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia, 1965-1968;special projects editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia, 1968-1970;assistant managing editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia, 1970-1982;managing editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia, 1982-1992. Teacher U. Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth U., Virginia Union U., Math-Science Center.

Religion

Only adults could be baptized and only by total immersion in water.

Politics

Christians should exercise vigorously their responsibilities to participate in the political process by registering to vote, educating themselves about the issues, and voting according to their biblical beliefs, convictions, and values.

Views

Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

Membership

Board directors Leadership Metro Richmond, 1982-1983, Virginia High School League Publications division, Charlottesville, 1970-1992. Member Society of Professional Journalists (national board directors, regional director 1980-1983), Sigma Delta Chi. Clubs: Bull & Bear.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, racquetball, fishing.

Connections

Married Anne Elizabeth Hill, July 21, 1961 (divorced 1981). Children: Catherine E. Garrette Athaide, Jessica Tucker Garrette Beisel, Sarah Blair. Married Jo Ann Bledsoe, November 4, 1983.

father:
James E. Garrette

mother:
Clarice I. (Williams) Garrette

spouses:
Anne Elizabeth Hill

Jo Ann Bledsoe

children:
Catherine E. Garrette Athaide Garrette

Jessica Tucker Garrette Beisel Garrette

Sarah Blair Garrette