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Paul Gordon Hayes, American journalist. American Political Science Association Conglomerate fellow, 1968-1969; Leonardo scholar, 1973; recipient Westinghouse Science Writing award, 1977, 85; National Semifinalist National Aeronautics and Space Administration Journalist in Space program, 1986. Served with United States Army, 1957-1959. Life fellow Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters.

Background

Hayes, Paul Gordon was born on August 24, 1934 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Dale Arthur and Pauline Esther (Holcomb) Hayes.

Education

BJ, University Illinois, 1957.

Career

Copy editor, picture editor Des Moines Register, 1959-1961. Transportation reporter Milwaukee Journal, 1962-1968, environmental reporter, 1969-1977, science writer, 1978-1988, writer Milwaukee Journal magazine, 1988-1995.. Adjunct professor journalism University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1984-1995. Retired 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Studying Wisconsin: The Life of Increase Lapham

      (With Martha Bergland. Wisconsin Historical Society Press)

      2014
    • Author: (with Foell, Holden, MacDonald, Potter and Vansina) Resources and Decisions, 1975.

Politics

Liberal. Health care and public education are essential duties of democratic governments.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1957-1959. Life fellow Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters.

Connections

Married Philia Geotes, May 17, 1961. Children: Nicholas Dale, John Edward.