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William Alvah Ferguson

newspaper editor

William Alvah Ferguson, American newspaper editor. Named Conservative Writer of Year IZaak Walton League Indiana, 1968. Co-Creator Fort Wayne Future, Indiana, 1970. With Army 1958-1960 Canal Zone. Member Toledo Press Club, Fort Wayne Press Club Indiana (president 1971-1973).

Background

Ferguson, William Alvah was born on November 15, 1935 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Alvah Asco and Ova Nell (Young) Ferguson.

Education

Student, University Tennessee, 1961.

Career

Reporter The Elkhart Truth, Indiana, 1961-1964. Political reporter The Fort Wayne News Sentinel, 1964-1974. Press secretary United States Republican J. Edward Roush, Washington, 1974-1975, administrative assistant.

Free lance writer Fort Wayne, 1978-1979. Reporter The Blade, 1980-1985, day city editor Toledo, 1985-1987, regional editor, from since 1987.

Works

  • Author numerous reports, political papers and novels.

Membership

Co-Creator Fort Wayne Future, Indiana, 1970. With Army 1958-1960 Canal Zone. Member Toledo Press Club, Fort Wayne Press Club Indiana (president 1971-1973).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Birding, boating, reading, travel, dance.

Connections

Married Rose Ellen Mihich, July 5, 1958 (divorced 1975). Children: Gregory, Vance. Married Naney Jane Roffey, August 1, 1975.

father:
Alvah Asco Ferguson

mother:
Ova Nell (Young) Ferguson

spouses:
Rose Ellen Mihich

Naney Jane Roffey

children:
Gregory Ferguson

Vance Ferguson