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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 image/jpeg
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 https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Title Page531
Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME tion for his chosen profession, this is a publisher who richly deserves his place among Utah's journalistic notables. ROY ELMO GIBSON, Nephi Times-News Born December 28,1911 - Died June 17,1978 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1993 His life as a newspaper editor and publisher was spent entirely in the central Utah town where he was born. There he earned the praise and respect of his readers and the high regard of his journalistic contemporaries. Roy Elmo Gibson was associate editor of the Nephi Times-News before he was 21 years of age and when he relinquished the helm in 1976 he'd devoted more than 45 years to informing, advising and editorially leading Juab County. Since Vol. 1; No. 1, the newspaper he served with enthusiasm and devotion has had a Gibson name on the masthead. Hence on the day this honor is paid to his memory, a Gibson has been linked with news-gathering in Nephi for more than eight decades. The Times-News resulted from the April 1, 1917 merger of the Juab County Times, founded in 1909, and the Nephi City News, launched in 1916. Seven predecessors, the first begun in 1887, had failed. Co-publisher of the Times and of the merged publication was Abraham B. Gibson, oldest son in a family of eight. His youngest brother, Roy, grew up in Nephi, attending its schools until he'd completed eighth grade. In 1926, he moved with part of his family to Logan, where he finished high school. The change of residence took place so that some of the Gibson children could enroll at what was then Utah State Agricultural College. Their mother provided an off-campus home for them and, in addition, offered lodging and meals for other 531
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416542
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416542