Adolph Simon Ochs (1858 - 1935)

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Birthplace: Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States
Death: Died in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States
Occupation: Publisher & Owner of The New York Times
Managed by: Anne Frances Ida Samachson
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About Adolph Simon Ochs

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American newspaper publisher and former owner of The New York Times and The Chattanooga Times (now the Chattanooga Times Free Press)

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/bday/0312.html

Born March 12, 1858 in Cincinnati, OH, Died April 8, 1935, in Chattanooga, TN. Moved to Knoxville, TN with his family at a very early age. Began newspaper career as printer's assistant on the Knoxville Chronicle. Bought Chattanooga Times at age 19 and transformed it into one of the South's leading newspapers. Bought a struggling New York Times at age 36 with a commitment to objective journalism, and transformed it into one of the greatest newspapers in the Nation.

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Adolph Simon Ochs's Timeline

1858
March 12, 1858
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States
1892
September 19, 1892
Age 34
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States
1935
April 8, 1935
Age 77
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States
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Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, United States