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Joe W. Seacrest*

Be pleasant when possible.  Have some fun when appropriate.  Keep doing some things for somebody else.  Carry at least your share.  Try to be a good listener.  God gave more to some and from them more is expected.  7/14/1975
Joe W. Seacrest was a Founder of the Lincoln Community Foundation.
Under Joe W.'s direction, the Lincoln Journal won the Pulitzer Prize in 1949 for 'most distinguished and meritorious service rendered by an American newspaper.'

Lincoln Journal, Lincoln, NE, co-publisher
KFAB Radio Station, Omaha, NE, president
Central States Broadcastings Co., vice president
North Platte Publishing Company, Scottsbluff, NE, chairman and Star-Herald, president
Alpha Creamery Co., Denver, CO, owner-operator
Cooper Foundation, vice president
Fairmont Foods Co., director
Bankers Life Nebraska, director
Western Publishing Company, president and director
North Platte Telegraph, publisher
Investco, president
2nd Investco, president
KOIL Radio Station, Omaha, NE, minority owner, 1935-late 1930s
KFOR Radio Station, Lincoln, NE, minority owner, 1935-late 1930s
KFAB Radio Station, Omaha and Lincoln, NE, minority owner, 1935-1986
Fairmont Foods Company, director
Lincoln Chamber Industrial Development Corp., director

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, NE, 1917
Dartmouth College, 1916
Evansworth Academy of Northwestern University, 1914
Culver Military Academic, Culver, IN, 1913
Lincoln High School

Year of Birth: 1895
Year of Death: 1978
Wife: Alice (Rushton)
     Ruth (Kadel)
Children: Joseph, James

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