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Richard Foster, American journalist. Recipient 1st place award, United Press International, 1984, Inter-American Press Association award, 1988, 1st award (Group A), Wisconsin Newspaper Association, 2000; fellow National Endowment of the Humanities Professional Journalism, Stanford University, 1976-1977. Served with Army of the United States, 1958-1961. Member National Conference Editorial Writers, National Press Club.

Background

Foster, Richard was born on October 16, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of James Edward and Mary (Sebat) Foster.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Lawrence College, 1963.

Career

Reporter, City News Bureau, Chicago, 1963-1964; reporter, Chicago Sun-Times, 1964-1972; editorial writer, member editorial board, Chicago Sun-Times, 1972-1978; editorial writer, Des Moines Register & Tribune, 1978-1982; editorial writer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, since 1983. Journalist-in-residence Colorado State University, spring 1982.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1958-1961. Member National Conference Editorial Writers, National Press Club.

Connections

Married Susanne Elisabeth Hill, September 28, 1996. Children: Katherine Elisabeth, Arthur Edward.

father:
James Edward Foster

mother:
Mary (Sebat) Foster

spouse:
Susanne Elisabeth Hill

children:
Katherine Elisabeth Foster

Arthur Edward Foster