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AIRD, Jack

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AIRD, Jack. (Dubuque, IA, Mar. 16, 1919--Dubuque, IA, Oct. 18, 1998). Aird and his wife Margaret A. AIRD established the DUBUQUE ADVERTISER (THE) in 1963. She died in 1995. He served as publisher until his retirement in 1998. (1)

Aird ran unsuccessfully for county supervisor in 1966. (2)



1. Obituary, Telegraph Herald, October 21, 1998, p. 16

2. "How Republican Welsh Staged Upset," Telegraph-Herald, November 9, 1966, p. 1