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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 Page568
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION with an unforeseen and swiftly-progressing malignancy, he passed away on May 23rd. Citizens of the two communities served by his newspapers remembered Russ Innes for his "generosity, kindness and friendliness" and termed him "an admired and respected civic leader." Fellow journalists praised his professionalism and integrity, recognizing, as well, his ever-present sense of humor. Even though student years were part-time experience, Innes was nevertheless engaged for four decades as a full-time employee and/or publisher of community papers. His career in journalism and the civic and professional leadership he demonstrated richly qualify him for membership in Utah's Newspaper Hall of Fame. DON CARLOS JOHNSON, Springville Independent Born July 1, 1847 - Died July 17, 1931 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1969 A man of many talents, this Nebraska-born journalist devoted nearly 25 years of his busy life to newspapering and gained recognition as one of Utah's leading publishers. Don C. Johnson, who was, in all, editor and publisher of the Springville Independent for 24 years, was born July 1, 1847 at Florence, Nebraska, a son of Aaron and Jane Scott Johnson, Mormon converts. The family remained in the community along the Missouri River for three years while Aaron assisted members of the church in organizing and equipping carts and wagons for their journey to Utah. The Johnson family finally made the trek themselves, arriving in Salt Lake City early in 1850. A few months later, on September 18, 1850, they were selected by Brigham Young as one of the original group to settle Springville. Aaron was the community's first bishop and served in that position for 20 years. Don Carlos Johnson grew to manhood in Springville, attending the local schools and enduring the hardships incident to early pioneer life in Utah. His home community eventually benefitted greatly from his multiple skills. He became a 568
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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 416579
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416579