Lindsey Wilger Williams

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Lindsey Wilger Williams
Born 29 January 1920
Steele, MO
Died 8 July 2011
Punta Gorda, Florida
Residence Rittman, Ohio (1959); Punta Gorda, Florida (1982)
Occupation columnist, author
Organization Punta Gorda Historical Society, Florida Historyical Society, Rotary club
Notable work(s) "Old Paths In The News Purchase", "Arise Wild Land"
Spouse(s) Cona Barnes
Children Cona, Lorie, Lindsey C., Steven
Awards George Washington Medal, Daughters of the American Revolution National Medal of Honor, Central High School Distinguished Alumni Award, Punta Gorda Rotary Club Service Above Self Award, Honorary Lt. Governor of Ohio

Career Highlights

  • Founded the Lindsey Press, Inc.
  • Publisher of seven small newspapers (1959-1979)
    • Bedford Times-Register
    • Maple Heights Press
    • Hudson Times
    • Stow Sentry
    • Cuyahoga Falls News
    • Rittman Press
    • Loudonville Times


  • U.S. Navy, World War II

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