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William Joseph Ahlfeld, American Editor. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Society Professional Journalists.


Ahlfeld, William Joseph was born on August 18, 1922 in Benton, Illinois, United States. Son of Walter W. and Perna (Whittington) Ahlfeld.


Student, Northwestern University, 1940;student, Wright Junior College, 1941-1942;student, Indiana U., 1960-1961.


Reporter, Chicago Daily Times, 1941-1947;account executive, Harry Coleman & Company, Chicago, 1947-1948;speech writer, United States Steel Corporation, New York City, 1948-1963;vice president, The Mead Corporation, Dayton, Ohio., 1963-1980;vice president communications, American Forest Institute, Washington, 1980-1982;director office public affairs, Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, 1983-1984;consultant, owner, Ahlfeld & Associations, Inc., Washington, 1984-1985;president, public, Forest Industry Affairs Letter, Washington, since 1985.


As someone joins the group of people seeking to follow the way of Jesus, it means to respond to God's challenge and begin to share his relationship with God as Father.


The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.


As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.


Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Society Professional Journalists. Clubs: Army-Navy (Washington). Kenwood Country (Bethesda, Maryland).


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.


Married, October 16, 1944. Children: Kathy, Kevin, Kerry.

Walter W. Ahlfeld

Perna (Whittington) Ahlfeld

Kathy Ahlfeld

Kevin Ahlfeld

Kerry Ahlfeld