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Michael Thomas De Cal Edit Profile

Newspaper editor

Michael Thomas De Cal, American newspaper editor. Recipient numerous press awards, 1964-1970. Member of CLAN Managing Editors, A.P. Managing Editors, East Bay Press Club, Contra Costa County Press Club (chairman 1964-1965).

Background

Cal, Michael Thomas De was born on November 27, 1920 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert Brantley and Cora (Phelps) De California.

Education

Student, University Missouri, 1936—1939.

Career

Step-children— Vicki Jo Erickson, Kimberly Linn Erickson. News editor Wichita (Kansas) Beacon, 1939-1942. Reporter Wichita Eagle, 1938-1939.

Managing editor Culver City (California) Star News, 1959-1966. Managing editor Orange County Evening News, Garden Grove, California, 1967-1970, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, California, 1970-1979. Editor, general manager Valley Pioneer, Danville, California, since 1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor short stories to popular magazines.

Membership

Member of CLAN Managing Editors, A.P. Managing Editors, East Bay Press Club, Contra Costa County Press Club (chairman 1964-1965).

Connections

Married Myrtle Margaret Hoyer, August 22, 1965. Stepchildren: Vicki Jo Erickson, Kimberly Linn Erickson.

father:
Albert Brantley Cal

mother:
Cora (Phelps) De Cal

spouse:
Myrtle Margaret Hoyer

children:
Vicki Jo Erickson Cal

Kimberly Linn Erickson Cal