Newspaper publisher from Indiana and the father of former Vice President Dan Quayle.
Mr. Quayle was chairman of Huntington Newspapers Inc. in Indiana and a former member of the John Birch Society.
He published The Huntington Herald-Press, a daily newspaper in northern Indiana, from 1963 to 1990, with a hiatus of six years that began in 1972 when he turned to publishing The Muncie Star and Evening Press. He and his wife became the owners of The Huntington Herald-Press in 1964.
Mr. Quayle also served on the board of directors of Central Newspapers Inc., a company founded by his father-in-law, Eugene C. Pulliam. In 1955, he went to Phoenix to work as public relations and personnel director for The Arizona Republic and The Phoenix Gazette. He returned to Indiana in 1963 to become publisher of The Huntington Herald-Press and bought the newspaper from Central Newspapers Inc. in 1964.
Mr. Quayle is survived by his wife and the former vice president, as well as by two other sons, Christopher P. Quayle of Carefree, Ind., and Michael Quayle, publisher of The Vincennes Sun-Commercial, also in Indiana; and a daughter, Martha Quayle Thomas of Monticello, Wis.more » « less