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Thomas H. Stoner, American broadcast executive. Named Iowa Outstanding Youn Man United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1965.


Stoner, Thomas H. was born on January 10, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Thomas I. and Ruth (Hamilton) Stoner.


Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1956.


Founder, chief Executive officer, Stoner Broadcasting System, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland., since 1965. Founding director, chairman Conflict Clinic, Fairfax, Virginia, 1982-1991.


  • Other Work

    • Developer, producer radio program Worldtalk, 1987-1988.


Trustee Drake University, 1985-1988. Chairman United Way, Des Moines, 1968. Founding director Greater Des Moines Civic Center, 1977-1979.

Board directors Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, 1964-1968. Participant United States-Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics information talks United States Information Agency, Washington, 1988. Member Republican National Committee, 1975-1977.

Republican candidate for United States Senate, 1980. Chairman Republican State Committee, 1975-1977. Coordinator Governor Robert D. Ray re-election campaign, Iowa, 1972-1974.

Member Republican Workshop Board, 1968-1970. Young Republican Platform Committee, 1968. Member Outdoor Advertising Association American (national chairman 1965-1979, Billboard Hall of Fame 1991), Chief Executives Organization (chairman communications committee Geneva since 1990, chairman education committee Berlin Forum 1992), National Association Broadcasters, Annapolis Yacht Club, Capitol Hill Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, tennis.


Married Katharine Ellsworth. Children: Ruth Rochelle, Thomas Hamilton Junior, Theodore Archer, Alden Ellsworth.

Thomas I. Stoner

Ruth (Hamilton) Stoner

Katharine Ellsworth

Ruth Rochelle Stoner

Thomas Hamilton Junior Stoner

Theodore Archer Stoner

Alden Ellsworth Stoner