The Press: Brotherhood in Detroit

The imposing paunch that leads Walter W. Fuller wherever he goes is a badge of long and dedicated service performed by a man who has eaten as much Kiwanis, Optimist, Lion, Eagle, Elk and DeMolay creamed peas and ham as anyone else in Detroit. Fuller belongs to all those societies and, thanks to honorary memberships, many more. But bald, indefatigably gregarious Walter Fuller, 60, is more than a mere joiner: he is also the fraternal editor of the Detroit News.

For 28 years Fuller has worked at his unusual journalistic job, filling the Sunday News's fraternal page with items scarcely ever more...

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