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Robert Wilson Ewing, I (1859 - 1931)

) Robert Wilson Ewing, I, also known as Colonel Ewing (September 27, 1859 - April 27, 1931), was a prominent newspaper journalist, editor, and publisher and political figure, primarily in Louisiana, ...

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Edward K. Gaylord (1873 - 1974)

Edward King Gaylord (March 5, 1873 – May 30, 1974), often referred to as E.K. Gaylord, was the owner and publisher of the Daily Oklahoman newspaper (now The Oklahoman), as well as a radio and ...

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Elias Cornelius Boudinot MP (1835 - 1890)

From the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture: Elias Cornelius Boudinot (1835–1890) Elias Cornelius Boudinot was a mixed-lineage Cherokee lawyer, newspaper editor, and lobbyist. He...

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Walter Winchell (1897 - 1972)

Walter Winchell (April 7, 1897 – February 20, 1972) was an American newspaper and radio gossip commentator.

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Thurlow Weed (1797 - 1882)

Thurlow Weed (November 15, 1797 – November 22, 1882) was a New York newspaper publisher and Whig and Republican politician. He was the principal political advisor to the prominent New York pol...

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Henry Seidel Canby (1878 - 1961)

Henry Seidel Canby (September 6, 1878 – April 5, 1961) was a critic, editor, and Yale University professor. A scion of a Quaker family that arrived in Wilmington, Delaware, around 1740 and gre...

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James Edmund Scripps MP (1835 - 1906)

From Wikipedia : James Edmund Scripps (March 19, 1835 – May 28, 1906) was an American newspaper publisher and philanthropist. Biography Scripps was born in 1835 in London to James Mogg Scr...

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Júlio César Ferreira de Mesquita MP (1862 - 1927)

Júlio César Ferreira de Mesquita (Campinas, 10 de agosto de 1862 — São Paulo, 15 de março de 1927) foi um advogado, politico e jornalista brasileiro, proprietá...

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Sir Jocelyn Edward Greville Stevens, CVO (deceased)

Stevens is the former publisher of Queen Magazine; a financier of the first British pirate radio station Radio Caroline; newspaper editor for major London dailies and former chairman of English Heritage.

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Raphael Schreiber MP (1885 - 1980)

Raphael was an owner of laundries including the Stagg and Watch laundries. He retired in 1948 and joined his son-in-law, Sholom Klass in the printing and publishing business, publishing the Brooklyn We...

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R' Sholom Klass MP (1916 - 2000)

Rabbi Sholom Klass (1916–2000) was the co-founder, publisher and editor of The Jewish Press, a large Jewish circulation newspaper. He also authored Tales from our Gaonim[1] and the Halachic wo...

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R. Leobel (Aryey Leib) Taubes of Kolomyja MP (1863 - 1933)

Was a newspaper publisher in Galicia. By 1890 had published the first Yiddish Newspapers in Galicia.

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Josiah Turner, Jr. (1821 - 1901)

Josiah Turner, Jr. (1821–1901) was an American lawyer, politician and newspaper editor from North Carolina. Turner, one-time president of the North Carolina Railroad Company, was elected to ...

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Thomas Lowndes Snead (1828 - 1890)

Thomas Lowndes Snead (January 10, 1828 – October 17, 1890) was a Confederate soldier and politician who served in the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War. Biography B...

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George Marcus Cruikshank (1857 - 1936)

) George Marcus Cruikshank (March 15, 1857 – September 15, 1936) was an American educator, newspaper editor, and historian active mostly in Birmingham, Alabama. He had political appointments o...

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Lenoir Chambers (1891 - 1970)

Lenoir Chambers (1891-1970) was a writer, biographer and newspaper editor. In 1960, as editor of The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia (now owned by Landmark Media Enterprises), he won the Pulitze...

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W. Horace Carter (1921 - 2009)

Walter Horace Carter (January 20, 1921 - September 16, 2009) was an American newspaper publisher in Tabor City, North Carolina, whose paper won a 1953 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the activiti...

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Stilson Hutchins (1838 - 1912)

Stilson Hutchins (1838 - 1912) was an American newspaper reporter and publisher, best known as founder of "The Washington Post". Hutchins was born in Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire, on 14 N...

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Lt. Gov. Henry J. Raymond, US Congress (1820 - 1869)

Henry Jarvis Raymond (January 24, 1820 – June 18, 1869) was an American journalist and politician and co-founder of The New York Times with George Jones. He was born on January 24, 1820, on ...

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Robert Benjamin Hilton (1821 - 1894)

Robert Benjamin Hilton (1821 – January 10, 1894) was a lawyer, newspaper editor, soldier, and Confederate politician from Florida who served in the Congress of the Confederate States during th...

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Virginius Dabney (1901 - 1995)

Virginius Dabney (February 8, 1901 – December 28, 1995) was a US teacher, journalist, writer, and editor. He was the editor of the Richmond Times-Dispatch from 1936 to 1969 and author of sever...

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Edward A. Burke (1839 - 1928)

Edward Austin Burke or Burk (September 13, 1839 – September 24, 1928) was the Democratic State Treasurer of Louisiana from 1878 to 1888. Burke was the first Democrat to hold the office of Loui...

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Erastus Brooks (1815 - 1886)

Erastus Brooks (January 31, 1815 Portland, then in the District of Maine, Massachusetts – November 25, 1886 West New Brighton, Staten Island) was an American newspaper editor and politician fr...

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James Brooks (1810 - 1873)

) James Brooks (November 10, 1810 – April 30, 1873) was a U.S. Representative from New York during the latter half of the American Civil War. He was born on November 10, 1810, in Portland, M...

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George Horace Lorimer (1867 - 1937)

George Horace Lorimer (October 6, 1867 – October 22, 1937) was an American journalist and author. He is best known as the editor of The Saturday Evening Post. During his editorial reign, the P...

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James Rivington (c.1724 - 1802)

James Rivington (1724 – July 1802) was an English-born American journalist who published one of the most infamous Loyalist newspapers in the American colonies, Rivington's Gazette. Some schola...

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Dorothy Dix, Advice Columnist MP (1861 - 1951)

Dorothy Dix (November 18, 1861 – December 16, 1951), was the pseudonym of U.S. journalist Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer. As the forerunner of today's popular advice columnists, Dorothy Dix was A...

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Park Benjamin, Sr. (1809 - 1864)

) Park Benjamin, Sr. (August 14, 1809 – September 12, 1864) was well known in his time as an American poet, journalist, editor and founder of several newspapers. Biography He was born in D...

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Hodding Carter (1907 - 1972)

William Hodding Carter II (February 3, 1907 – April 4, 1972) was a prominent Southern U.S. progressive journalist and author. Carter was born in Hammond, Louisiana, the largest community in Ta...

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Edward Page Mitchell (1852 - 1927)

Edward Page Mitchell (Bath, Maine, March 24, 1852 – New London, Connecticut, 1927) was an American editorial and short story writer for The Sun, a daily newspaper in New York City. He became t...

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James E. Bassett, Jr. (1912 - 1978)

) James E. Bassett, Jr. (1912 – September 24, 1978) was an American newspaper editor and author, most notably of the best-selling novel Harm's Way that was later adapted into a major motion pi...

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W.W. Ball (1868 - 1952)

William Watts Ball was the son of Beaufort Watts Ball and Eliza Watts-Ball. He married Faye Witte 21 April 1897 in Charleston, SC. Ball was the long-time Managing Editor of the Charleston "News and...

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Charles Emory Smith, U.S. Postmaster General (1842 - 1908)

Charles Emory Smith (February 18, 1842 – January 19, 1908) was an American journalist and political leader. He was born in Mansfield, Connecticut. In 1849 his family removed to Albany, New Y...

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Desha Breckenridge (1867 - 1935)

Desha Breckinridge (1867 – 1935) was the editor and publisher of the Lexington Herald from 1897 to 1935. In 1898 he married Madeline McDowell, who became nationally known as Madeline McDowell ...

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Rienzi Melville Johnston, U.S. Senator (1849 - 1926)

Rienzi Melville Johnston (September 9, 1849 – February 28, 1926) was an American newspaperman and Democratic Party politician from Houston, Texas. He headed the Houston Post for many years, an...

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Arthur Capper, Governor, U.S. Senator (1865 - 1941)

Arthur Capper (July 14, 1865 – December 19, 1951) was an American politician from Kansas. He was the 20th Governor of Kansas from 1915 to 1919 and a United States Senator from 1919 to 1949. ...

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Lt. Colonel Preston B. Plumb (USA), U.S. Senator (1837 - 1891)

Preston Bierce Plumb (October 12, 1837 – December 20, 1891) was a United States Senator from Kansas, as well as an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Biography Born i...

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Edward H. Gillette (1840 - 1918)

Edward Hooker Gillette (October 1, 1840 – August 14, 1918) was a nineteenth-century populist politician and editor from Iowa. He was elected on the Greenback Party ticket to represent Iowa's 7...

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Alfred Cowles, Sr. (1832 - 1889)

. Alfred Cowles, Sr. (1832–1889) was an American businessperson and newspaper publisher. During the 1860s to 1880s he was bookkeeper, treasurer and business manager of the Chicago Tribune of w...

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John Cowles, Jr. (1929 - 2012)

. John Cowles, Jr. (May 27, 1929 – March 17, 2012) was an American editor and publisher, son of John Cowles, Sr. (1898–1983). Cowles sat on the boards of directors of the The Associated...

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Gardner Cowles, Sr. (1861 - 1946)

Publisher, Politician. Purchased several mid-west newspapers to create Cowles Media empire. He also served as a Republican for two terms in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1899 to 1903.

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John Cowles, Sr. (1898 - 1983)

. John Cowles, Sr. (December 14, 1898 – February 25, 1983) was the co-owner of the Cowles Media Company, whose assets included the Minneapolis Star, the Minneapolis Tribune, the Des Moines R...

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Elizabeth Morley Cowles (1925 - 2009)

Morley Cowles Ballantine, publisher and editor of the Durango (CO) Herald and a granddaughter of former Des Moines Register publisher Gardner Cowles, died October 10, 2009, at age 84. The cause was r...

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Frederick Gilmer Bonfils (1860 - 1933)

Newspaper Publisher. After working in banking and real estate, he moved to Denver in 1895 and, with Harry Heye Tammen, purchased the "Evening Post", renaming it the "Denver Post". With a theatrical a...

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Helen G. Bonfils (1889 - 1972)

BUSINESS WOMAN, SOCIALITE, PHILANTHROPIST Helen youngest of two daughters, Frederick G. Bonfils and Belle B Bonfils born in 1889, attended Denver's Miss Wolcott School, then finished in Maryland at...

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Thurlow Weed (1797 - 1882)

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Sir Edward Baines (1800 - 1890)

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Sir Linton Andrews (1886 - 1972)

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Hon. Rupert Evelyn Beckett (1870 - 1955)

Rupert Evelyn Beckett (1870-1955) was a partner in the family bank Beckett & Co and later a director and chairman of Westminster Bank. Birth and early life Rupert Evelyn Beckett was born at Meanwoo...

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William Berry, Baron Hartwell (1911 - 2001)

Hon. William Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell was born on 18 May 1911. He was the son of William Ewart Berry, 1st Viscount Camrose and Mary Agnes Corns. He married Lady Pamela Margaret Elizabeth Smith, ...

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Frank A. Leach (1846 - 1929)

Frank Aleamon Leach (August 19, 1846 – June 19, 1929) was a United States newspaperman who was Director of the United States Mint from 1906 to 1909. In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco ...

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George E. Roberts (1857 - 1948)

George Evan Roberts (August 19, 1857 – June 6, 1948) was Director of the United States Mint from 1898 to 1907, and again from 1910 to 1914. Biography George E. Roberts was born in Colesvil...

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William Williams Chapman MP (1808 - 1892)

William Williams Chapman (August 11, 1808 – October 18, 1892) was an American politician and lawyer in Oregon and Iowa. He was born and raised in Virginia. He served as a United States Attorne...

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William Samuel Godbe MP (1833 - 1903)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "...William Samuel Godbe (June 26, 1833 – August 1, 1902) was a British convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The LDS Church, also known a...

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A. Homer Byington (1826 - 1910)

Aaron Homer Byington (July 23, 1826 – December 29, 1910) was the U.S. Consul in Naples from 1897 to 1907. He was a newspaper publisher and editor. He also represented Norwalk in the Connecticu...

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Jerome Anthony Watrous MP (1840 - 1922)

Newspaperman, Politician, Soldier, Author Watrous moved with his parents to Wisconsin in 1844, but in 1850 returned to New York, where he resided until 1857. Once again in Wisconsin in 1857, he settl...

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William Randolph Hearst, Jr. (1908 - 1993)

William Randolph Hearst, Jr. was the second son of the publisher William Randolph Hearst. He became editor-in-chief of Hearst Newspapers after the death of his father in 1951. He won a Pulitzer Prize f...

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John Bertram Oakes (1913 - 2001)

John Bertram Oakes (April 23, 1913 – April 5, 2001) was an iconoclastic and influential U.S. journalist known for his early commitment to the environment, civil rights, and opposition to the V...

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Norman Hapgood (1868 - 1937)

Norman Hapgood (March 28, 1868 - April 29, 1937) was an American writer, journalist, editor, and critic, and an American ambassador to Denmark. Biography Norman Hapgood was born March 28, 1868 in...

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Ogden Mills Reid (1882 - 1947)

Editor, owner and publisher of the New York Herald Tribune. Reid grew up in New York City in a wealthy, aristocratic family with his father being United States Minister to France. Prior to entering Y...

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Fremont Older (1856 - 1935)

Fremont Older (August 30, 1856 – March 3, 1935) was a newspaperman and editor in San Francisco, California for nearly fifty years. He is best known for his campaigns against civic corruption a...

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Ellery Sedgwick, I (1872 - 1960)

Ellery Sedgwick (February 27, 1872 – April 21, 1960) was an American editor, brother of Henry Dwight Sedgwick. Early life He was born in New York City to Henry Dwight Sedgwick II and Henri...

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Burton J. Hendrick (1870 - 1949)

Burton Jesse Hendrick (1870–1949), born in New Haven, Connecticut, was an American author. While attending Yale University, Hendrick was editor of both The Yale Courant and The Yale Literary M...

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Joseph Bucklin Bishop (1847 - 1928)

Joseph Bucklin Bishop (September 5, 1847 – December 13, 1928), was an American newspaper editor (1870–1905), Secretary of the Isthmian Canal Commission in Washington, D.C. and Panama (1...

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John Sanborn Phillips (1861 - 1949)

John Sanborn Phillips (1861–1949) attended Knox College in Illinois, where he worked on the student newspaper. He met S. S. McClure there and the two went on to found the famous McClure's Maga...

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S. S. McClure (1857 - 1949)

Samuel Sidney McClure (1857–1949) was an American publisher who became known as a key figure in investigative, or muckraking, journalism. He co-founded and ran McClure's Magazine from 1893 t...

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William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

William Allen WHITE (1868-1944), author, journalist, war correspondent (1939-1941), Pulitzer Prize recipient (1923), editor and proprieter of the Emporia Gazette (1895-1944), married in 1893 to Sallie ...

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Charles Phelps Taft (1843 - 1929)

Charles Phelps Taft (December 21, 1843 - December 31, 1929) was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the powerful Taft family, whose members had been in politics since at l...

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James B. Hughes (1805 - 1873)

James Bibb Hughes (1805–1873) was an American newsman, politician, and abolitionist. Early life and education James was born October 12, 1805 in Prince Edward County, Virginia to Simon Hug...

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Elizabeth Dunster MP (c.1600 - 1643)

Elizabeth (Harris) Glover Dunster (b. ca 1600 in England, d. August 1643 in Cambridge) First Proprietor of a Printing Press in America -1638 Elizabeth Harris Glover established the first printing off...

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Christopher Latham Sholes MP (1819 - 1890)

Christopher Latham Sholes (February 14, 1819 – February 17, 1890) was an American inventor who invented the first practical typewriter and the QWERTY keyboard still in use today. He was also a...

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William Ewart Berry, 1st Viscount Camrose (1879 - 1954)

William Ewart Berry, 1st Viscount Camrose (23 June 1879 – 15 June 1954) was a British newspaper publisher. The second of three brothers born in Merthyr Tydfil in Wales, Berry started his wor...

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Audrey Wintour (deceased)

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Patrick Wintour MP

Patrick Wintour (born 1 November 1954) is a British journalist, political editor of The Guardian. The son of the late Charles Vere Wintour by his marriage to Eleanor Trego Wintour (née Baker...

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Charles Vere Wintour, CBE (1917 - 1999)

was a British newspaper editor.

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Anna Wintour, OBE (1949 - d.)

Wintour is the English editor-in-chief of American Vogue, a position she has held since 1988. In 2013, she also became artistic director for Condé Nast, Vogue's publisher. With her trademark pag...

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Nathan Hale, Sr. MP (1784 - 1863)

) Nathan Hale (1784 – 1863) was an American journalist and newspaper publisher who introduced regular editorial comment as a newspaper feature. Born in Westhampton, Massachusetts, Hale gradu...

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William Cullen Bryant MP (1794 - 1878)

Notable work(s) "Thanatopsis" William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 – June 12, 1878) was an American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post. Bryan...

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Amon G. Carter (1879 - 1955)

Amon G. Carter, Sr. (December 11, 1879 – June 23, 1955) was the creator and publisher of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and a nationally known civic booster for Fort Worth, Texas. A legacy in h...

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Helen Thomas MP (1920 - 2013)

Helen Thomas (August 4, 1920 – July 20, 2013) was an American author and former news service reporter, member of the White House press corps and opinion columnist. She worked for the United Pres...

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John Philip Clum (1851 - 1932)

John Philip Clum was an Indian agent for the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation in the Arizona Territory. He implemented a limited form of self-government on the reservation that was so successful ...

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Leland Stowe (1899 - 1994)

Leland Stowe (November 10, 1899 - January 16, 1994) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American journalist noted for being one of the first to recognize the expansionist character of the German Nazi regime...

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Charles Hallock (1834 - 1917)

Charles Hallock (March 13, 1834 – December 2, 1917) was an American author and publisher born in New York City to Gerard Hallock and Elizabeth Allen. On September 10, 1855 he married Amelia J....

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Daniel O'Connell (1849 - 1899)

) Daniel O'Connell (1849 – January 23, 1899) was a poet, actor, writer and journalist in San Francisco, California, and a co-founder of the Bohemian Club. He was the grand-nephew of Daniel O'C...

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Lowell Thomas (1892 - 1981)

Lowell Thomas was a well known American writer, radio and television commentator, and travel author.He is best known as the man who made Lawrence of Arabia famous. So varied were Thomas's activities ...

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George E. Creel, Founder of Modern War Propaganda MP (1876 - 1953)

George Creel (December 1, 1876 – October 2, 1953) was an investigative journalist, a politician, and, most famously, the head of the United States Committee on Public Information, a propaganda...

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Richard Harding Davis (1864 - 1916)

Richard Harding Davis (April 18, 1864 – April 11, 1916) was a journalist and writer of fiction and drama, known foremost as the first American war correspondent to cover the Spanish-American W...

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Harry Chandler (1864 - 1944)

Harry Chandler (May 17, 1864 – September 23, 1944) was an American newspaper publisher and investor who became owner of the largest real estate empire in the U.S. Early life Harry Chandler...

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Marian Otis Chandler (1866 - 1952)

Marian Otis Chandler (1866–1952) was the secretary and a director of the Times-Mirror Company, which published the Los Angeles Times. Biography She was born as Emma Marian Otis July 1, 186...

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Harrison Gray Otis (1837 - 1917)

) Harrison Gray Otis (1837–1917) was the president and general manager of the Times-Mirror Company, publisher of the Los Angeles Times. Early life Otis was born near Marietta, Ohio, on Feb...

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Ella Winter (1888 - 1980)

Leonore (Ella) Sophie Winter Steffens Stewart (1888–1980) was an Australian-British journalist and activist. Her parents were Freda Lust and Adolph Wertheimer from Nuremberg (Nürnberg...

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Lincoln Joseph Steffens (1866 - 1936)

Lincoln Steffens (April 6, 1866 – August 9, 1936) was a New York reporter who launched a series of articles in McClure's that would later be published together in a book titled The Shame of th...

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Benjamin Swaim MP (1798 - 1844)

from Benjamin Swaim and "The man of business" SWAIM, BENJAMIN (13 May 1798 – 23 Dec. 1844), lawyer, printer, author and newspaperman, was almost certainly the son of William (10 March 1770 &...

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William Parks, Colonial printer MP (1685 - 1750)

"William Parks might be the most astonished person of all to learn that his “Virginia Gazette” survives intact nearly 270 years after he published the first four-page edition on Aug. 6, 1...

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Julia McDonald Adams (1900 - 1993)

Julia McDonald Davis was one of the first two female journalists hired by the Associated Press in 1926. Julia married William McMillan Adams, president of Sprague International. He was the son of Arthu...

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George W. Peck, Governor (1840 - 1916)

George Wilbur Peck (September 28, 1840– April 16, 1916) was an American writer and politician who served as the 17th Governor of Wisconsin. Peck was born in 1840 in Henderson, New York, th...

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James M. Cox, Governor (1870 - 1957)

James Middleton Cox (March 31, 1870 – July 15, 1957) was the 46th and 48th Governor of Ohio, U.S. Representative from Ohio and Democratic candidate for President of the United States in the el...

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Daniel Read Anthony (1824 - 1904)

Daniel Read Anthony (August 22, 1824 – November 12, 1904) was an American publisher and abolitionist. Considered colorful and controversial, he published the Leavenworth Times in Leavenworth, ...

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