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National Amateur Press Association
The First 100 Years: The moving finger...1951-1960
1951 Philadelphia, Pa., July 4, 5, 6
President — Victor A. Moitoret
Official Editor — Alfred P. Babcock (4)

1952 Roanoke, Va., July 3, 4, 5
President — Dora H. Moitoret
Official Editor — Robert E. Kunde (4)

1953 Jackson, Mich., July 3, 4, 5
President — Robert E. Kunde
Official Editor — L. Verle Heljeson (4)

1954 Portland, Maine, July 3, 4, 5
President — Viola A. Payne
Official Editor — Ralph W. Babcock (1)
                           Russell L. Paxton (3)
(Mr. Babcock resigned. Mr. Paxton appointed official editor by the president.)

1955 Denver, Colo., July 3, 4, 5
President — Alma Weixelbaum
Official Editor — Russell L. Paxton (4)

1956 Minneapolis, Minn., July 2, 3, 4
President — Russell L. Paxton
Official Editor — Emerson Duerr (4)

1957 Washington, D. C., July 4, 5, 6
President — Helm Spink
                    Emerson Duerr
Official Editor — Kermit Schuman (4)
(Mr. Spink resigned at the convention. Mr. Duerr elected.)

1958 Chicago, Ill., July 3, 4, 5
President — L. Verle Heljeson
Official Editor — Kermit Schuman (4)

1959 Boston, Mass., July 3, 4, 5
President — Kermit R. Schuman
Official Editor — Willard B. Savery (4)

1960 Grand Rapids, Mich., July 2, 3, 4
President — Brauner J. Ostergaard
Official Editor — Stanley Oliner (4)

    Last updated: 01/29/2000