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Publishing executive , writer

William Richard Lewis, American publishing executive, writer. Recipient John L. Fournier award, Washington Newspaper Association, 1978, Community Service award, Ten Mile Grange, Lynden, 1978, Resolution of Honor, Whatcom County Council, Bellingham, Washington, 1984.

Background

Lewis, William Richard was born on September 12, 1920 in Lynden, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Sol Harris and Aimee (Michelson) Lewis.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism, University Washington, 1942.

Career

Co-public Lynden Tribune, 1944—1948. Vice president Westside Record Journal, Ferndale, Washington, since 1969.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Sage of the Crossroads, 1980.

Membership

Member of Fir Tree, Oval Club, Navy League (president 1982), American Legion (Commander Lynden 1980), National Editorial Association (state chairman 1980, Writing awards), Washington Newspaper Publications Association (life. Honorary member, state president 1978), Kiwanis (president Lynden 1978-1979, Distinguished President award 1978).

Connections

Married Margaret Alexander Lewis, September 9, 1943. Children: Marilyn, Barbara, Patti.

father:
Sol Harris Lewis

mother:
Aimee (Michelson) Lewis

spouse:
Margaret Alexander Lewis

children:
Marilyn Lewis

Barbara Lewis

Patti Lewis