NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - The daughter of a former newspaper editor and career soldier is donating his personal papers to the University of Oklahoma.
Col. John M. Virden served in the U.S. Air Force and was editor of the Seminole Producer in the 1930s. He also served as Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's press aide. He died in 1968. He was 60.
Now, Virden's daughter, Pat, plans to donate her father's newspaper columns and personal papers to OU's Western History Collection.
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