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Public relations executive

William Page Maurer, American public relations executive. Recipient Best Column Variety of Topics National Newspaper Association, 1966; recipient Best Sports Column-Feature, 1969; named Master Columnist Iowa Press Association, 1967, 72, General Excellence Winner, weekly division Iowa Press Association, 1971, 72.


Maurer, William Page was born on April 5, 1939 in Odebolt, Iowa, United States. Son of Neil Leslie and Grace Bertha (Raffety) Maurer.


Bachelor in Political Science, University Iowa, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy honorary in Journalism, University Okoboji, Iowa, 1979.


Managing editor Laurens Sun, Iowa, 1965-1972. Copy editor Des Moines Register, 1972-1974, assistant city editor, 1974-1975, city editor, 1977-1979, managing editor, newsgathering, 1982-1983. City editor Des Moines Tribune, 1975-1977, managing editor, 1979-1982.

Public relations director Mercy Hospital Medical Center, Des Moines, since 1984.


Chairman Plan and Zoning Commission, Laurens, 1969-1972. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1962-1965. Member A.P. Managing Editors Association, Iowa Freedom of Information Council, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Delta Theta (president 1961) Clubs: Laurens Golf and Country (vice president 1969-1972).

Lodges: Lions; Knights of Columbus.


Children: Christine Lyn, Kelley Leigh, Paige Elizabeth.

Neil Leslie Maurer

Grace Bertha (Raffety) Maurer

Christine Lyn Maurer

Kelley Leigh Maurer

Paige Elizabeth Maurer