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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
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Title ChapterNineteen-Page371
Description CHAPTER NINETEEN UPA's National Participation Utah has had two national presidents and another publisher who very nearly achieved that honor. Albert Epperson of the Morgan County News was within months of becoming head of National Editorial Association when he suffered a fatal heart attack on August 14, 1955. Instead, Alfred J. Ball of the Woodhaven, New York Leader-Observer, became the head of NEA when the organization convened in Louisville, Kentucky in 1956. Epperson's place on the national board was accorded Charles W. Claybaugh of the Box Elder News-Journal, who seven years later, on June 21, 1962, was elected to the presidency at Hershey, Pennsylvania. Two days earlier NEA's president-to-be had the unique distinction of a private interview with President John F. Kennedy in the White House. As Claybaugh progressed through the offices, he also served on the board of Weekly Newspaper Representatives (later American Newspaper Representatives). Ten years afterward, on July 22, 1972, J. M. Cornwell of the Murray Eagle was elected president of National Newspaper Association, as the organization was titled after a 1965 change-of-name. His election took place at Portland, Oregon. He also served as NNA's treasurer for four years and was president, then chairman-of-the-board, of American Newspaper Representatives, NNA's subsidiary advertising corporation. In the early 1920s, Will Holmes of Brigham City's Box Elder Journal was a national board member and more recently both Robert Finney of the Price Sun-Advocate and Susan B. Dutson of the Millard County Chronicle-Progress have served terms on the NNA board representing Utah and neighboring states Arizona, California and Nevada as well as Hawaii. Four Utahns have been recipients of the national associa- 371
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Identifier 378-UPA_ChapterNineteen-Page371.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416382
Reference URL