Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Glenn David Everett, Author and Journalist













A native of Sandusky, Ohio, Glenn David Everett was an author and an award winning journalist. He graduated from Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio, in 1942 with a degree in political science and history. He earned a master's degree in political science from the University of Iowa. Mr. Everett had a long career in journalism, having been associated with the St. Louis Globe Democrat and the Des Moines Register, before moving to Washington D.C. to train and then work as an overseas correspondent. He continued to write articles for newspapers, the Religious News Service, and had stories published in the Saturday Evening Post, Life, Look, and U.S. News. For thirty five years, Glenn D. Everett also operated the Potomac Color Printer business. In 1988, Glenn Everett wrote the book entitled THE STREETCARS AND INTERURBANS OF OLD SANDUSKY, OHIO, published by Academy Books. The next year, he authored FUN AT THE OLD CEDAR POINT.

On August 16, 1996, Glenn David Everett passed away as a result of complications which developed after knee surgery. He was survived by his wife, two sons, a daughter, and a granddaugheter. Burial was at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. The grave marker which honors Glenn D. Everett features a candle and an open bible, and the inscription:

WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT

GLENN D. EVERETT
1921-1996

A WRITER OF COURAGE

Obituaries for Glenn D. Everett appeared in the August 21, 1996 issue of The Washington Times, and the August 19, 1996 issue of The Washington Post.

2 comments:

Karen said...

Nicely written. His obit was also in the Sandusky Register. He published Hope from the Horror of Hiroshima: The Story of the Japanese Christians Who Survived the Bomb and Their Prayers for Forgiveness, Reconciliation and Lasting World Peace, (Jul 1, 1995), I Found God in Soviet Russia by John Noble and Glenn D. Everett (1959), A guide to religious shrines in the nation's capital(1963), Federal Communications Commission : doctrine of fairness (1964), as well as many articles in various magazines, including "Amish Education and Religious Freedom" Christianity Today (1972), and The Amish and their "Budget" : Lutheran publishes newspaper for continent-wide community (1959)

Karen said...

Nice compilation. His obit also appeared in the Sandusky Register where he had been a regular correspondent during his career in Washington, DC. His bibliography also includes: Hope from the Horror of Hiroshima (1995), A guide to religious shrines in the nation's capital
(1963) and I found God in Soviet Russia by John Noble and Glenn D Everett (1959).