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Newspaper editor

William Dale Allen, American newspaper editor. Juror Pulitzer Prize, 1986-1987. With United States Army, 1956-1957; sergeant United States Army Reserve, 1957-1974. Member Society Professional Journalists.

Background

Allen, William Dale was born on August 16, 1938 in Joplin, Missouri, United States. Son of William Longstaff and Freda Valera (Jones) Allen.

Education

Associate of Arts in Arts, Missouri Southern (formerly Joplin Junior College), 1959. BJ, University Missouri, 1961.

Career

Reporter, Joplin Glove, 1957-1959;news editor, Newport (Arkansas) Indiana, 1961-1963;assistant city editor, Carolinas editor, national editor, Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer, 1963-1970;assistant managing editor, associate managing editor, Philadelphia Inquirer, 1970-1980;executive editor, Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal, 1980-1986;editor, Akron (Ohio) Beacon Journal, since 1986.

Religion

The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.

Politics

Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

Views

Bible is the source of inspirational stories, gospels, letters, hymns, songs, prayers, and poetry that drives wisdom and creativity of all Christians over time and across the world.

Membership

Juror Pulitzer Prize, 1986-1987. With United States Army, 1956-1957. Sergeant United States Army Reserve, 1957-1974.

Member Society Professional Journalists.

Connections

Married Barbara Bower, August 26, 1960. Children: Kendall Maria, Matthew Paul, Anna Elizabeth.

father:
William Longstaff Allen

mother:
Freda Valera (Jones) Allen

spouse:
Barbara Bower

children:
Kendall Maria Allen

Matthew Paul Allen

Anna Elizabeth Allen