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Editor , writer

Yancey Sherard Gilkerson was American writer, former editor.

Background

Gilkerson, Yancey Sherard was born on March 5, 1919 in Laurens, South Carolina, United States. Son of Yancey S. and Harriet (Bentz) Gilkerson.

Education

Student, Furman University, 1938.

Career

City editor, The Greenville (South Carolina.) Piedmont, 1946-1948;City editor, San Diego Journal, 1949;assistant city editor, New Orleans Item, 1950-1954;bureau chief, Fairchild Publs., Greenville, South Carolina., 1954-1958;editor, Women's Wear Daily, New York City, 1958-1961. Executive vice president Textile Hall Corporation, 1961-1966, president, treasurer, 1966-1980, director emeritus, since 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Free-lance writer.

Connections

Married Vashti Keys, July 29, 1941. 1 son, Richard B.

father:
Yancey S. Gilkerson

mother:
Harriet (Bentz) Gilkerson

spouse:
Vashti Keys