FREDERICK DEFORD SIMPSON
SIMPSON, FREDERICK DEFORD: Editor & Publisher; b Windsor, Mo Jan 3, 1897; s of Frederick Simpson-Margaret DeFord; ed Shenandoah HS 1915; Simpson Coll, BA 1919; grad work Harvard U, Iowa St Coll; Alpha Tau Omega; m Gladys Holland Aug 16, 1922 Lincoln Neb; s Frederick; d Marilyn; 1921-24 sch tchr & coach, Atlantic; 1924-28 supt of schs, Jordan; 1928-37 owner & opr Neb Journal Leader, Ponca Neb; 1937- editor & publisher Atlantic News Telegraph; during World War enl in US army, in field arty, Fort Logan Colo, Columbia S Car, Camp Zachary Taylor, Louisville Ky, grad from OTC, 2nd lt, later capt of res, resigned 1936; Amer Legion post 43; IPA; Iowa Daily Press Assn; C of C, pres 1939; Rotary; AF&AM 271; Meth Ch; Rep; off News Telegraph; res 1110 Locust, Atlantic.
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From "Who's Who in Iowa," by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 202.