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  • Henry Martyn Whitney (1824 - 1904)
    Children of Henry Martyn Whitney and Catharine Olivia March Henry Ely Whitney, b. 30 Jun 1850 Helen Brown Whitney, b. 1 May 1852 Henry Martin Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1856 James Newall Whitney, b. ...
  • Luke Lea, U.S. Senator (1879 - 1945)
    ) Luke Lea (April 12, 1879 – November 18, 1945) was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1911 to 1917. Biography Lea was the great-grandson of an earlier Luke Lea who...
  • Gustav Magnus Lindveit (1904 - 1993)
    Mechanical engineer, with a degree from Cooper Union in New York. He and his wife Frances left New York and went to Texas, to help found the town of Lake Jackson. He and Frances founded the Lake Jackso...
  • Col. Charles Fredrick Fisher (CSA) (1816 - 1861)
    Col Charles Frederick Fisher Find A Grave Memorial# 11726202 First Bull Run Confederate order of battle From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Third Brigade - BG Barnard Elliott Bee, Jr. (mw) - Col ...
  • James R. Young, U.S. Congress (1847 - 1924)
    James Rankin Young, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., March 10, 1847; attended the common schools and Philadelphia High School; enlisted in the Union Army in June 1863 in...

Notables in the Newspaper Business

Famous Newspapers



  • Julian Assange Australian journalist, publisher, and Libertarian. He is best known as the spokesperson and editor in chief for WikiLeaks.

Correspondents /Journalists

  • Christopher Hitchens English-American author and journalist whose books, essays, and journalistic career span more than four decades.
  • Thomas Friedman Pulitzer Prize winning journalist for The New York Times.
  • Christiane Amanpour Chief international correspondent at CNN, where she worked for 27 years. Forbes magazine named her one of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women in the world.
  • Cokie Roberts American Emmy Award-winning journalist and writes a weekly column syndicated by United Media in newspapers around the United States.
  • Alexander Cockburn Irish American political journalist and writer. Cockburn was brought up in Ireland but had lived and worked in the United States since 1972. Together with Jeffrey St. Clair, he edited the political newsletter CounterPunch. Cockburn also wrote the "Beat the Devil" column for The Nation as well as one for The Week in London, syndicated by Creators Syndicate.


Kluger, Richard. The Paper: The Life and Death of the New York Herald Tribune. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, c. 1986.



(This project is a sub-project in Master Press Project to be developed later. This is a draft, and a work in progress).