Chester Hansen, IBMer and Rare Diarist of World War II, Dies at 95

In this obituary in The New York Times, reporter Leslie Kaufman details the life of Chester Hansen, who passed away recently at 95. A former editor of the IBM magazine, Mr. Hansen was a highly acclaimed diarist, documenting his experiences throughout World War II. Following his service, Mr. Hansen’s work at IBM also included writing speeches for Thomas Watson Jr.

Read the full story here.

Capt. Chester Hansen, left, pictured with Lt. Gen. Omar N. Bradley in Sicily. (from the Omar N. Bradley papers)

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