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copyeditor , Newspaper publisher

Sayer Loyal Frisbie, American Newspaper publisher, copyeditor. Decorated Bronze Star, Purple Heart; named to Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame, Florida Press Association, 1989.

Background

Frisbie, Sayer Loyal was born on March 6, 1915 in Biloxi, Mississippi, United States. Son of Sayer Lloyd and Marguerite Elizabeth (Bernard) Frisbie.

Education

Bachelor, Florida Southern College, 1937. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Florida Southern College, 1985.

Career

Reporter, Polk County Democratic, Bartow, Florida, 1935-1937; managing editor, Polk County Democratic, Bartow, Florida, 1937-1946; editor, columnist, Polk County Democratic, Bartow, Florida, 1946-1964; public, columnist, Polk County Democratic, Bartow, Florida, 1964-1982; copyeditor, columnist, Polk County Democratic, Bartow, Florida, since 1982. Adjunct instructor editorial and column writing Florida Southern College, 1976-1986. President Florida Press Association, 1948-1949, Frisbie Public Company, Inc., Bartow, since 1964.

Membership

Chairman Polk County Mental Health Council, Bartow, Polk County Juvenile Court Council, Bartow. Treasurer Bartow Rotary Foundation, 1987-1990. With Infantry, 1944-1946.

Member Bartow Rotary Club (board directors 1939-1940, president 1940-1941, Paul Harris fellow), Sigma Delta Chi (chapter chairman 1947-1949).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: walking, reading, dramatics, traveling.

Connections

Married Louise Kelley, June 30, 1937 (deceased 1989). 1 child, S.L. IV.

father:
Sayer Lloyd Frisbie

mother:
Marguerite Elizabeth (Bernard) Frisbie

spouse:
Louise Kelley

child:
S.L. IV Frisbie