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Newspaper publishing company executive

Peter Oyhus Schmitt, American newspaper publishing company executive. Served with United States Army Reserve, 1961-1967.; Member Elks, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Schmitt, Peter Oyhus was born on June 29, 1938 in Mount Vernon, New York, United States. Son of Henry John and Viola Dorisclare (Oyhus) Schmitt.

Education

Bachelor in Economic, University South Dakota, 1960.

Career

Management trainee Ridder Publications, San Jose, California, 1963—1965. With circulation department Grand Forks Herald, North Dakota, 1965—1966. General manager American News Subsidiary Knight-Ridder Newspapers Inc., 1968—1975.

Public, 1976—1985; president, 1978—1985. With United States Army, 1961-1967.

Membership

Served with United States Army Reserve, 1961-1967. Member Elks, Sigma Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Linda Joyce Hren, May 9, 1964. Children: Laura, Paul.

father:
Henry John Schmitt

mother:
Viola Dorisclare (Oyhus) Schmitt

spouse:
Linda Joyce Hren

children:
Laura Schmitt

Paul Schmitt