Gordon G Beld

Beld began writing sports for the Grand Rapids Press at age sixteen. Later as a trooper of the U.S. Army's Constabulary in Germany, he wrote for the Constabulary Lightning Bolt. After military service, he wrote for the Grand Rapids Herald for twelve years. He then returned to the Press as a writer and copyreader for six years. During many years of working for the Press, he simultaneously taught English and History. He holds degrees from Hope College and the University of Michigan.