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William E. Gingell


1924 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
William E. Gingell Obituary
January 1924 - October 21, 2016 William Gingell was a foreign news editor of the Los Angeles Times. Born in Canada, he became assistant city editor of the Toronto Star. He later was instrumental in converting a weekly newspaper into a daily in Simcoe. He was a Petty Officer Signalman in the Canadian Navy in World War II, on North Atlantic convoy duty. He joined the Times in 1969. Before he retired in 1987, he was Foreign News Editor, when the Times had 21 foreign bureaus. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and a daughter.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Oct. 27 to Oct. 28, 2016
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