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Newspaper publisher

William Ernest Berger, American Newspaper publisher ( committee media)newspaper publisher. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Member Texas Press Association (president 1963), South Texas Press Association (president 1954), Sons of the American Revolution (PatrickHenry chapter).

Background

Berger, William Ernest was born on June 6, 1918 in Ferris, Illinois, United States. Son of William George and Ethel (Nelson) Berger.

Education

Student Carthage College, 1935-1938.

Career

Newspaper editor public, Hondo, Texas, 1946-1965, 81—. Commissioner Texas Water Rights Commission, Austin, 1965-1969. President Association Texas Newspapers, Inc., 1957^.

President South Texas Press, Inc., Hondo, 1979^. Owner Station KRME Hondo, 1969-1994. Newspaper broker, 1980^.

Treasurer, Medina Memorial Hospital, Hondo, 1962-1964. Delaware, Texas Democratic Convention, 1962, 64, 66, 68, National Democratic Convention, 1968.

Religion

The ultimate goal to be attained is not only to be saved from something. The purpose God has is to be saved to something.

Politics

The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

Views

Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.

Membership

Treasurer Medina Memorial Hospital, Hondo. 1962-1964, delegate Texas Democratic Convention, 1962, 64, 66, 68, National Democratic Convention, 1968. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946.

Member Texas Press Association (president 1963), South Texas Press Association (president 1954), Sons of the American Revolution (Patrick Henry chapter), Headliners Club, Lions (Hondo past president).

Connections

Married Jerry June Barnes, February 26, 1943. Children: William Edward, Barbara, John Jeffrey.

father:
William George Berger

mother:
Ethel (Nelson) Berger

spouse:
Jerry June Barnes

child:
William Edward Berger

child:
Barbara Berger

child:
John Jeffrey Berger