UNGERMANN, KENNETH ARMISTEAD, 1916-2008

Biography:

Journalist, businessman, homesteader; commercial fisherman. ┬áBorn– October 23, 1916, Birmingham, Ala. Parents– Charles Henry and Elizabeth G. (Armistead) Ungermann. Married– Judith B. Ponsonby, December 20, 1951. Children– Three. Education– Phillips Academy, 1931-1932; high school in Bronxville, N.Y. Owned a Chevrolet dealership in Oyster Bay, N.Y., 1938-1942. American Field Service Subsection Leader in North Africa, 1941-1942; bomber pilot, U.S. Army Air Force (flew 32 missions), 1942-1945. Owner, El Mesquital guest ranch, Tuscon, Ariz., 1945-1948. Correspondent, International News Service, 1950-1955; managing editor, Florida Business Letter, 1955-1957; homesteaded and sold radio advertising in Alaska; fished for salmon commercially in Bristol Bay. Died October 11, 2008.

Source:

Contemporary Authors, Vol. 9R.

Publication(s):

The Race to Nome. New York; Harper & Row, 1963.