Past Presidents of the Kansas Press Association

2016-17

Sarah Kessinger

Marysville Advocate

2015-16

Susan Lynn

Iola Register

2014-15

Dan Thalmann

Washington County News

2013-14

Dena Sattler

Garden City Telegram

2012-13

Ben Marshall

Sterling Bulletin

20011-12

Patrick Lowry

Hays Daily News

2010-11

Linda Mowery-Denning

Ellsworth County Independent-Reporter  

2009-10

Tom Throne

Junction City Daily Union                

2008-09
David Powls
Holton Recorder

2007-08
Gary Mehl
McPherson Sentinel

2006-07
Caroline Trowbridge
The World Company

2005-06
Jeanny Sharp
Ottawa Herald

2004-05
Rhonda Humble
Gardner News

2003-04
John D. Montgomery
Hays Daily News

2002-03
Darrel Miller
Smith County Pioneer

2001-02
Doug Anstaett
Newton Kansan

2000-01
Larry Byers
Herington Times

1999-2000
Jeff Burkhead
Emporia Gazette

1998-99
Steve Haynes
Oberlin Herald

1997-98
Ann Charles
Parsons Sun

1996-97
Les Anderson *
Ark Valley News

1995-96
Vivien Sadowski *
Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

1994-95
Bruce Buchanan
Harris Enterprises

1993-94
Kurt Kessinger *
Osage Co. Chronicle

1992-93
James Logback
Hill City Times

1991-92
Frederick D. Seaton
Winfield Courier

1990-91
Howard Kessinger *
Marysville Advocate

1989-90
Ned Valentine
Clay Center Dispatch

1988-89
Richard Clasen *
Eureka Herald

1987-88
Tom Eblen
University Daily Kansan

1986-87
Murrel Bland
Wyandotte West

1985-86
John H. Stauffer
Topeka Capital-Journal

1984-85
W.W. Jiggs Morford *
Western Times

1983-84
Mike Harris
Chanute Tribune

1982-83
Bill Meyer *
Marion County Record

1981-82
Paul Jones *
Lyons Daily News

1980-81
Tom Buchanan *
Washington Co. News

1979-80
Robert McCants *
Goodland Daily News

1978-79
John E. Chandler *
Holton Record

1977-78
Emerson Lynn Jr.*
Iola Register

1976-77
Karl Gaston *
Ellsworth Reporter

1975-76
Kenneth C. Bronson *
Pittsburg Morning Sun

1974-75
William V. Krause *
Peabody Gazette

1973-74
Chuck Barnes *
Pratt Tribune

1972-73
Richard Ramsey *
Hoisington Dispatch

1971-72
Don McNeal *
Council Grove Republican

1970-71
Webster Hawkins
Osawatomie Graphic

1969-70
Bill Brown
Garden City Telegram

1968-69
Merle M. Miller *
Belleville Telescope

1967-68
Dolph Simons Jr.
Lawrence Journal-World

1966-67
Kenneth Bruce *
Hillsboro Star-Journal

1965-66
Kenneth Powell *
Southwest Daily Times

1964-65
E.R. Woodward *
Oberlin Herald

1963-64
Stanley Stauffer *
Topeka Capital-Journal

1962-63
John Boyer *
Scott City News-Chronicle

1961-62
Stewart Newlin *
Wellington Daily News

1960-61
George Clasen *
Florence Bulletin

1959-60
Clyde M. Reed Jr. *
Parsons Sun

1958-59
Howard Wilson *
Jetmore Republican

1957-58
Elton Carter *
Norton Daily Telegram

1956-57
McDill “Huck” Boyd *
Phillipsburg Review

1955-56
Henry Jameson *
Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

1954-55
Wharton Hoch *
Marion County Record

1953-54
Harry Valentine *
Clay Center Dispatch

1952-53
Leonard McCalla Jr. *
Anderson Countian

1951-52
H.A. Meyer Jr. *
Independence Reporter

1950-51
Max S. Miller *
Russell Record

1949-50
Richard M. Seaton *
Coffeyville Journal

1948-59
Albert L. Higgins *
Linn Record

1947-48
George W. Marble *
Fort Scott Tribune

1946-47
Frank Hall *
Hill City Times

1945-46
H.A. Meyer Sr. *
Independence Reporter

1944-45
Pete McKechnie *
Kiowa County Signal

1943-44
C.W. Wheeler *
Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

1942-43
Lester P. Greenbank *
Valley Center Index

1941-42
W.G. Anderson *
Winfield Courier

1940-41
Walter A. Carlile *
Jamestown Ks Optimist

1939-40
Dolph Simons Sr. *
Lawrence Journal-World

1938-39
Leland Robinson Jr.*
LaCrosse Republican

1937-38
Harold A. Hammond *
Caldwell Messenger

1936-37
R.G. Hemenway *
Minneapolis Messenger

1935-36
F.W. Brinkerhoff *
Pittsburg Headlight Sun

1934-35
Earl Fickertt *
Peabody Gazette

1933-34
W.A. Bailey *
Kansas City Kansan

1932-33
E.A. Briles *
Stafford Courier

1931-32
John Redmond *
Burlington Republican

1930-31
Charles Browne Sr. *
Horton Headlight

1929-30
John C. Mack *
Newton Kansan

1928-29
Lou F. Valentine *
Clay Center Times

1927-28
Charles P. Beebe *
Neodesha Sun

1926-27
George Harman *
Valley Falls Vindicator

1925-26
Jess C. Denious Sr. *
Dodge City Globe

1924-25
W.F. Hill*
Westmoreland Recorder

* Indicates Deceased