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William Jesse Buchanan, American Author, educator. Recipient Freedoms Foundation award 1966, Reader's Digest First Person award 1967, South Carolina. Young Adult Book award 1981, Christopher award 1980, Gold Camera award 1980, CHRIS Statuette 1980, National Council Family Relations award 1980, Silver CINDY award 1981. Member New Mexico First Friday Forum, The Authors Guild, Inc., Buchanan Society (Glasgow, Scotland).

Background

Buchanan, William Jesse was born on January 30, 1926 in Morganfield, Kentucky, United States. Son of William Jesse and Margaret Evelyn (Kagy) Buchanan.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Louisville, 1950.

Career

Enlisted, United States Air Force, 1943; advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Air Force retired, United States Air Force, 1970; features editor, Grant County Press, Petersburg, West Virginia, 1971-1972; teacher creative writing, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, since 1983.

Works

Membership

Member New Mexico First Friday Forum, The Authors Guild, Inc., Buchanan Society (Glasgow, Scotland).

Connections

Married Mildred Berniece Sites, December 15, 1950. Children: William J. III, Steven, James, Rebecca.

father:
William Jesse Buchanan

mother:
Margaret Evelyn (Kagy) Buchanan

spouse:
Mildred Berniece Sites

children:
Steven Buchanan

Rebecca Buchanan

James Buchanan

William J. III Buchanan