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William Pierce Lamkin Edit Profile

Editor

William Pierce Lamkin, American Editor. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross (4), Air Medal (5). With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

Background

Lamkin, William Pierce was born on October 17, 1919 in Ansley, Louisiana, United States. Son of John Mays and Carrie Ellen (Posey) Lamkin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1948.

Career

Reporter, Alexandria (Louisiana) Daily Town Talk, 1941-1943; copyreader, Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer, 1948-1949; assistant city editor, night city editor, Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer, 1950-1958; city editor, religion editor, Charlotte (North Carolina) Observer, 1958-1961; news director, Presbyterian Church United States, 1961-1978; editor, Presbyterian Survey, Atlanta, 1978-1980; editor public, Presbyterian Survey, 1980-1983; editor, Friendship magazine, since 1983.

Membership

With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

Connections

Married Irma Hazel Page, December 30, 1948 (divorced). Children: John Page, Mary Jean, Carol Ellen. Married Jane Eagar Mills, March 17, 1973.

father:
John Mays Lamkin

mother:
Carrie Ellen (Posey) Lamkin

spouses:
Jane Eagar Mills

Irma Hazel Page

children:
Carol Ellen Lamkin

Mary Jean Lamkin

John Page Lamkin