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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
Reference URL

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Title Page509
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME man as president of American Motors - the wizard of Detroit who introduced the American compact auto - he's a Utah boy, you know. George is the fellow who, in spite of his great industrial obligations, was president of his LDS Stake in Michigan. George, he's from Utah, you know. He made a great governor in the state of Michigan - George, he's from Utah, you know. But, by George, George has been 'from Utah' so damn long he would no more represent the people of Utah than he would represent the United Auto Workers. He's a great guy -- a Utah expert export we can well be proud of But the idea of importing him to run for election just because he's a 'Utah Great' with the magical Romney name is very repugnant to my way of thinking. The pre-packaged presentation might look like a sugar cookie, but I think it's a dusty road apple in disguise." The sense of humor wasn't limited to the printed word. He had a justifiable reputation as a story-teller and few were the occasions when he failed to break up an otherwise circumspect meeting or social event with a witticism worthy of belly laughs. The result was a general perception that he was happy-go-lucky. Which wasn't entirely true. He lived in pain from knee and hip problems for many years and following a 1963 heart attack was forced to curb a work schedule that sometimes ran to seven days a week and 16 to 18 hours a day. After doctors ordered him to change his ways or perish, he more frequently visited his Fish Lake retreat, known in his column as 'Happy Fish.' The Reaper's journalistic quality was recognized by judges of state press competition with the General Excellence award six times between 1958 and 1976 and it captured the coveted Community Service plaque in 1972. Its publisher became president of Utah Press Association in 1951 and served many years before and after his presidential term as a board member. In 1978, in a rare posthumous presentation, the John E. Jones Award was given in his memory. Fuellenbach kept pace with progress in the printing industry, maintaining a modern, well-equipped plant and 509
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Identifier 515-UPA_Page509.jpg
Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416520
Reference URL