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William Harry Britten, American Editor, publisher ( committee media)editor, publisher. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945.; Member Iowa Newspaper Association, National Newspaper Association, American Federation Arts., American Legion (post commander 1982-1983), Westmar College, U. Iowa Alumni Assns.

Background

Britten, William Harry was born on August 25, 1921 in Zearing, Iowa, United States. Son of Harry William and Gertrude Alice (Lehman) B. Bachelor, Western Union College, 1943.

Education

StudentIowa State College, summer 1942. Master of Arts, State University Iowa, 1948. Reporter, Worcester (Massachusetts) Telegram, 1948-1955.

Landscaper John F. Keenen, Leicester, Massachusetts, 1956. Sales department clerk Reed & Prince Manufacturing Company, Worcester, 1957-1963, inventory control clerk, 1964, chief expeditor, 1965. State editor Marshalltown (Iowa) Times-Republican, 1965-1966, staff writer, 1966-1967.

News editor Denison (Iowa) Bulletin and Review, 1967-1968. City editor Boone News Republican, 1968. Editor, public, owner The Tri-County News, Zearing, 1968-1989, editor emeritus, 1990^.

Editor, public Hubbard (Iowa) Review, 1969-1972. Secretary, Young Men's Republican Club, Worcester, 1957;correspondent secretary Young People's Republican Club, 1958. Member Ward 8 Republican Committee, Worcester, 1960-1965.

Republican candidate Massachusetts state legislature, 1960. Ward chairman to elect Edward W. Brooke attorney general Massachusetts, 1962, 64. Board dirs.Story County Cancer Society, 1976-1981.

Chairman Story County, Lincoln Township Representatives, 1992, 94. Active Church of Christ, United Methodist Church.

Career

Reporter Worcester (Massachusetts) Telegram, 1948-1955. Landscaper John F. Keenen, Leicester, Massachusetts, 1956. Sales department clerk Reed & Prince Manufacturing Company, Worcester, 1957-1963, inventory control clerk, 1964, chief expeditor, 1965.

State editor Marshalltown (Iowa) Times-Republican, 1965-1966, staff writer, 1966-1967. News editor Denison (Iowa) Bulletin and Review, 1967-1968. City editor Boone News Republican, 1968.

Editor, public, owner The Tri-County News, Zearing, 1968-1989, editor emeritus, from 1990. Editor, public Hubbard (Iowa) Review, 1969-1972.

Membership

Secretary Young Men's Republican Club, Worcester, 1957. Correspondent secretary Young People's Republican Club, 1958. Member Ward 8 Republican Committee, Worcester, 1960-1965.

Republican candidate Massachusetts state legislature, 1960. Ward chairman to elect Edward W. Brooke attorney general Massachusetts, 1962, 64. Board directors Story County (Iowa) Cancer Society, 1976-1981.

Chairman Story County, Lincoln Township Representatives, 1992, 94. Active Church of Christ, United Methodist Church With Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member Iowa Newspaper Association, National Newspaper Association, American Legion (post Commander 1982-1983), University Iowa Alumni Association.

Connections

father:
Harry William Bachelor

mother:
Gertrude Alice (Lehman) B. Bachelor