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Newspaper publisher

Richard Henry Blacklidge, American former newspaper publisher.

Background

Blacklidge, Richard Henry was born on June 7, 1914 in Kokomo, Indiana, United States. Son of Kent H. and Bernice (Kautz) Blacklidge.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 1936.

Career

With Kokomo Tribune, 1936-1983, chief executive officer, public, 1968-1983. Executive committee, director Union Bank and Trust Company, Kokomo, 1942-1984. Director Public Service Indiana.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945. Member Inland Daily Press Association (president 1960-1961), Hoosier Press Association (past president, director), American Newspaper Publications Association (director, president 1970-1972, chairman. Past vice president and director research institute), International Federation Newspaper Editors and Publications (vice president 1970-1976), American Legion.

Clubs: Elk, Kokomo Country (past president).

Connections

Married Marian Reinertsen, January 5, 1938.

father:
Kent H. Blacklidge

mother:
Bernice (Kautz) Blacklidge

spouse:
Marian Reinertsen