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Newspaper editor , author

Wendell Ward Trogdon, American Newspaper editor, author. Professional Journalism fellow Stanford University, 1969. President Mooresville (Indiana) Pk. Board, 1969. Sergeant United States Army, 1951-1954. Member Society Professional Journalists (president Indianapolis chapter 1971-1972), Lions (president Mooresville club 1962-1963), Elks.

Background

Trogdon, Wendell Ward was born on July 23, 1929 in Norman, Indiana, United States. Son of Wesley and Edith (Cummings) Trogdon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Franklin College Indiana, 1952.

Career

Reporter, Logansport (Indiana) Pharos-Tribune, 1954-1955; writer, Farm News Bureau, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1955-1957; reporter, news editor, then managing editor, Indianapolis News, since 1957. President Indiana United Press International Editors, Indianapolis, 1971-1972.

Membership

President Mooresville (Indiana) Pk. Board, 1969. Sergeant United States Army, 1951-1954. Member Society Professional Journalists (president Indianapolis chapter 1971-1972), Lions (president Mooresville club 1962-1963), Elks.

Connections

Married Fabian Maurine Lannerd, September 25, 1954. Children: Tamara Jo, Deanna Su, Jenell Kay.

father:
Wesley Trogdon

mother:
Edith (Cummings) Trogdon

spouse:
Fabian Maurine Lannerd

children:
Tamara Jo Trogdon

Deanna Su Trogdon

Jenell Kay Trogdon