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photojournalist

Phillip Wayne Greer, American photojournalist. Recipient over 250 awards from state, local and national photographers associations. Sergeant United States Air Force, l964-68, Vietnam. Member National Press Photographers Association, Illinois Press Photographers Association (treasurer, George Day Service award l967), Chicago Press Photographers Association.

Background

Greer, Phillip Wayne was born on September 19, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William Roy and Willie Oma (Lynn) Greer.

Education

Student, Southern Illinois University, 1964. Student, Harvard University, 1964.

Career

Staff photographer, Champaign (Illinois) News Gazette, l966-67; staff photographer, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, l967; staff photographer, Champaign-Urbana (Illinois) Courier, l967-78; senior photographer, Chicago Tribune, l978-.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Photographer: Illini, l968, Heartland Beat, l970.

Membership

Sergeant United States Air Force, l964-68, Vietnam. Member National Press Photographers Association, Illinois Press Photographers Association (treasurer, George Day Service award l967), Chicago Press Photographers Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, reading.

Connections

Married Jo Ann Ross, April 4, l968 (divorced August l979). Children: Jennifer, Christopher, Andrew, Greer. Married Mary K. Rosenow, October 28, l986.

father:
William Roy Greer

mother:
Willie Oma (Lynn) Greer

spouses:
Jo Ann Ross

Mary K. Rosenow

children:
Greer

Christopher Greer

Andrew Greer

Jennifer Greer