charles and pup


newspaper work

charles worked in the newspaper business. before the war, and for a little while after, he worked for the daily capital journal in pierre south dakota. he had his own column on local interest.

later while sister polly & her husband bob were living in coralville they let him know about an opening at the iowa city press citizen. he applied and got the job. he worked there for a few years beginning about1953. then he went out to ida grove iowa. and then onto sioux city. he worked as editor for a section of the paper.

then he dolly moved to dallas texas and he worked as the sunday editor for the dallas tribune. he worked there until he retired. they built an a frame house north of austin. dolly decided to go back to school and work on her masters in nursing.

later they sold the house and moved to russellville arkansas so that dolly could continue schooling. they were living there when charles died in 1981. eventually dolly moved back to fort dodge.