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Transcribed biography of Thomas James and Carol Frances (Krause) Glancy


Carol Frances Krause Glancy was born May 6, 1939 to Dorothy M. Bolles Krause and Carl Albert Otto Krause. Her mother is from Lockport, Illinois and is a descendant of the Tupper family which was one of the founding families of Sandwich, Massachusetts.

Her father is from Knox, Indiana.

Thomas James Glancy was born July 21, 1936 to Luella Helen Daumer Glancy and Everett Harry Glancy. His mother was born in Hammond, Indiana, and his father was from Westville, Indiana.

They were married June 14, 1958 in St. Paul Lutheran Church, Porter, Indiana. They resided in Jackson Township until the summer of 1959 when they moved to the Furnessville area. Thomas worked as a cost accountant for the Budd Company in Gary, Indiana. In July, 1961 they moved to Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin where he took employment as a field auditor for Consolidated Papers of Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

In November, 1964 they returned to Liberty Township in Porter County where he took employment as the general manager for Calumet Propane Gas Company in Gary, Indiana.

In 1965, he took a position with the Calumet Publishing Company as controller. A year later he was promoted to treasurer and added the title of Vice-President in 1967. The company merged with Panax Corporation from East Lansing, Michigan in October 1972 and changed its name to Panax Publishing Company. In November 1974 the family moved to a new home in Jackson Township. A year later in November, 1975 Thomas was given the additional title of general manager of the Panax Publishing Newspaper Division.

Three children came of this union: Laura Marie -- January 20, 1960 in Gary, Indiana, and Leslie Ann and Lisa Ann on May 11, 1962 in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

Thomas is a graduate of Liberty Center High School and Indiana University where he majored in Accounting and minored in Journalism and English. He is listed in Who's Who in the Midwest and Who's Who in the United States.

Carol is a graduate of Jackson Township High School and has the distinction of having graduated with the smallest class ever from that school, totaling only five students.

She and her mother are making plans to attend the Tupper reunion in Sandwich, Massachusetts in September, 1976.

Together they formed Hoosier Publications, Inc. in 1968. This company publishes Hoosier Outdoors Magazine which is the largest circulated outdoor publication in the state of Indiana. Both are actively involved in the writing field and have contributed articles to several regional and national publications.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 111-112

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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