Harrington Wimberly

Inducted: 1974

HARRINGTON WIMBERLY (1900-1978) was editor and publisher of the Altus Times-Democrat from 1929 to 1966, and has published the Duncan Daily Banner since 1966. In the 1930’s he also managed all the daily newspapers in Oklahoma owned by the Eugene Pulliam organization. He has received various awards for his columns and editorials, and was Oklahoma director of the Office of War Information during World War II. He helped establish radio stations KRMG in Tulsa and KSHW in Altus after the war. He is past president of the Oklahoma Press Association (1937), the Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation and the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association.