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Roy Francis Hanson Edit Profile

journalist

Roy Francis Hanson, American journalist. Recipient Penney-Missouri award J.C. Penney Foundation and University Missouri, 1984, Sunday Magazine Editors Association award—Essays, 1987. Served with United States Army, 1956-1959.

Background

Hanson, Roy Francis was born on November 19, 1934 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Rodney Wedgwood and Julia Veronica (Dillon) Hanson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Marquette University.

Career

Various editorial positions Newsday, Inc., Long Island, New York, 1962-1982, part II editor, 1982-1986, assistant national editor, since 1986.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1956-1959.

Connections

Married Leda Feldman, June 1, 1969 (divorced 1980).

father:
Rodney Wedgwood Hanson

mother:
Julia Veronica (Dillon) Hanson

spouse:
Leda Feldman