N. Beachey Musselman

Inducted: 1983

N. BEACHEY MUSSELMAN (1897-1963) was a consistent winner of editorial writing awards, and his column, “Beach nuts and Newsbeams” also won recognition many times in various state and national contests. At the time of his death, Musselman was editor and manager of the Shawnee News-Star, which he had managed since 1945. He was also a member of the state’s Board of Regents for Higher Education and had been president of the Oklahoma Press Association. He was active in other publishing and journalism organizations and was a leader in various civic and community organizations in Shawnee.