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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 Page598
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION in which he believed. SAMUEL L. RADDON, Park Record Born May 13,1858 - Died January 14, 1948 Installed in Hall of Fame at Salt Lake City, 1962 Somewhere, it's possible, there are other newsmen who've equalled or perhaps even exceeded the longevity of Samuel L. Raddon. But if they exist, they're certainly few in number. "Dad," as he was known to most of his readers, was publisher or co-publisher of the Park Record for a rather amazing 63 years. To that can be added parts of two more years spent at the Summit County weekly before he achieved management status. Thus, as historians have recorded, he was continuously associated with the paper for 65 years before retiring, and shortly thereafter, dying, at age 89. The Park Mining Record was founded on February 8, 1880. Its first publisher, James R. Schup-bach, remained 15 months before departing for Butte, Montana in June, 1881. He was succeeded by Harry L. White, who within a month persuaded Raddon to leave the Salt Lake Tribune and join the Record as a typesetter, a position he held until late 1892 when he returned to the Tribune. On November 2, 1884, the Record announced White's successor to be J. J. Buser. His first act was to eliminate Mining from the paper's name, leaving it the Park Record, as it has operated for the ensuing 78 years. An item in the issue which altered the paper's flag related, "S. L. Raddon, an old typo on the Tribune, will arrive in the Park tomorrow evening, and for the future will grace the 'alley' in the Record office." The adjective 'old' in describing Raddon hardly 598
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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 416609
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416609