TYLER, Texas (AP) — A former publisher of the Tyler Morning Telegraph is being remembered as a man devoted to his East Texas community.
Calvin Nelson Clyde Jr. died Sunday in Tyler. He was 92.
In addition to the Morning Telegraph, Clyde was publisher of the former Tyler Courier-Times and the Sunday Tyler Courier-Times — Telegraph.
His family's ownership of the publications dates back to at least 1910. Grandson Nelson Clyde now heads the family publishing company.
The Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/11uEsfi ) the elder Clyde entered journalism as a reporter in 1937. He later was named president of the Texas Daily Newspaper Association, and in 1981 was recognized by the association as the Texas newspaper leader of the year.
Information from: Tyler Morning Telegraph, http://www.tylerpaper.com