The Daily Herald's 120 years of Paddock leadership

 
 
Posted12/7/2018 1:00 AM

The Paddock family name has been linked to the newspaper industry since Hosea Cornish Paddock bought the Palatine Enterprise Weekly on Dec. 15, 1898, for $175. He started a legacy that evolved into today's Daily Herald Media Group.

Daily Herald founder Hosea Cornish Paddock was in his 40s when he bought the Palatine Enterprise Weekly on December 15, 1898, for $175. He began a legacy that has evolved into today's Daily Herald Media Group.
Daily Herald founder Hosea Cornish Paddock was in his 40s when he bought the Palatine Enterprise Weekly on December 15, 1898, for $175. He began a legacy that has evolved into today's Daily Herald Media Group.
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Hosea C. Paddock, far right, with his children, from left, David, Lucile, Daisy and Jeanette.
Hosea C. Paddock, far right, with his children, from left, David, Lucile, Daisy and Jeanette.
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Rolling Meadows City Manager Gary Machunze, Herald Rolling Meadows City Editor Edward Murnane and Rolling Meadows Mayor Roland Meyer were among the first to get a look at the Daily Herald in 1969 with Stuart R. Paddock Jr.
Rolling Meadows City Manager Gary Machunze, Herald Rolling Meadows City Editor Edward Murnane and Rolling Meadows Mayor Roland Meyer were among the first to get a look at the Daily Herald in 1969 with Stuart R. Paddock Jr.
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Stuart R. Paddock Jr. speaks about the future and the past during an open house at the Daily Herald's new printing center in Arlington Heights on Oct. 19, 1986.
Stuart R. Paddock Jr. speaks about the future and the past during an open house at the Daily Herald's new printing center in Arlington Heights on Oct. 19, 1986.
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Stuart Paddock III, left, and Stuart R. Paddock Jr. break ground for the new Daily Herald printing center.
Stuart Paddock III, left, and Stuart R. Paddock Jr. break ground for the new Daily Herald printing center.
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From left, Stuart R. Paddock lll, from left, Robert Y. Paddock Sr., William Chambers of Arlington Heights, Stuart R. Paddock Jr. and Robert Y. Paddock Jr. William Chambers is the artist who painted the paintings in the background of the Paddock family members.
From left, Stuart R. Paddock lll, from left, Robert Y. Paddock Sr., William Chambers of Arlington Heights, Stuart R. Paddock Jr. and Robert Y. Paddock Jr. William Chambers is the artist who painted the paintings in the background of the Paddock family members.
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Robert Y. Paddock Sr., Margie S. Flanders and Stuart R. Paddock Jr. display an old Cook County Herald.
Robert Y. Paddock Sr., Margie S. Flanders and Stuart R. Paddock Jr. display an old Cook County Herald.
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Stuart R. Paddock Jr. in 1974.
Stuart R. Paddock Jr. in 1974.
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Stuart R. Paddock Jr., front right, with a group of local residents at Pieper's Chocolate Shop. The group met informally a few mornings a week and discussed the events of the day.
Stuart R. Paddock Jr., front right, with a group of local residents at Pieper's Chocolate Shop. The group met informally a few mornings a week and discussed the events of the day.
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Daily Herald Publisher Stuart R. Paddock Jr., right, and Editor Daniel E. Baumann look over the mock-up of the new evening edition.
Daily Herald Publisher Stuart R. Paddock Jr., right, and Editor Daniel E. Baumann look over the mock-up of the new evening edition.
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The Daily Herald's Schaumburg printing plant.
  The Daily Herald's Schaumburg printing plant.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The Daily Herald newspaper rides the rails into the distribution center of the printing center in Schaumburg.
  The Daily Herald newspaper rides the rails into the distribution center of the printing center in Schaumburg.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
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