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Byron Andrews (1852 - 1910)

Byron Andrews (1852–1910) was an American journalist, private secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant,statesman, lecturer and author. He was third owner of the National Tribune newspaper and p...

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Edmund Graves Brown (1921 - 2008)

Edmund Graves Brown, Jr. (March 28, 1921 – May 11, 2008) was an American newspaper executive and a prominent member of the Ewing newspaper family of Louisiana. In 1952, after the deaths of two...

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Alfred James McCarthy (1855 - 1938)

Alfred James McCarthy was one of Nevada's early newspaper personalities, he also served in the Nevada Legislature.

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George A. Benson, Sr. (1899 - 1959)

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DeWitt Clinton Leach, US Congress MP (1822 - 1909)

US Congressman. Elected to represent Michigan's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1857 to 1861. Also served as a Member of the Michigan State House of Representat...

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Fred Andrew Seaton, U.S. Senator & Secretary of the Interior (1909 - 1974)

Frederick Andrew Seaton , a Senator from Nebraska; born in Washington, D.C., December 11, 1909; attended the public schools in Manhattan, Kans., and Kansas State College at Manhattan; president of Seat...

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Roy Anthony Cutaran Bennett (1913 - 1990)

Roy Anthony Cutaran Bennett was the editor of the Manila Bulletin. He was incarcerated for 13 months at the University of Santo Tomas, during World War II. Roy Anthony Cutaran Bennett (1913 April 6...

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Levi M. Haverstick (USA) MP (1842 - 1881)

The son of Benjamin H. & Lydia Myrlin Haverstick. In 1860, he was a teacher living in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, but a year later was teaching school in Towson, Baltimore ...

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Milton Alexander McRae (1858 - 1930)

Colonel Milton Alexander McRae (July 13, 1858 – 1930) was an American newspaper publisher who co-founded the Scripps-McRae League of Newspapers (now Scripps-Howard) and United Press Internationa...

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Joseph Fish (1840 - 1926)

Joseph Fish, a High Councilor in the Snowflake Stake, Arizona, was born June 27, 1840, at Twelve Mile Grove, Will county, Illinois, the son of Horace Fish and Hannah Leavitt. Horace Fish was born Jan. ...

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Henry Bryant Holmes (1880 - 1931)

Timeline Born: February 20,1880 Franklin county, Nebraska Married: Bessie Dunn November 21, 1906. Six children were born to the union, three of which died when young. Died: June 30, 1931. Records...

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John T. Hoblit (1839 - 1861)

Timeline: Born: 1839-40 Atlanta, Illinois:( Depending on source) Relocated: 1855 to Minnesota with family Editor: 1859: Dakota Sentinel Newspaper; Ninniger, Minnesota Civil war service: Union...

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Ralph Pulitzer (1879 - 1939)

Influential publisher and socialite Ralph Pulitzer (June 11, 1879 – June 14, 1939) was the eldest son of newspaper magnate Joseph Pulitzer and Kate Davis Pulitzer. Upon his father's death in O...

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Daniel Carpenter Forney (1827 - 1897)

Daniel Carpenter Forney was one of the best known newspaper editors of the late nineteenth Century. He was born in the town of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1827, the son of Jacob Forney, Jr (1794 - 1847...

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Charles T. Beaird (1922 - 2006)

Charles Thomas Beaird (July 17, 1922 - April 18, 2006) was an industrialist, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and civic leader from Shreveport in northwestern Louisiana. A self-identified "libera...

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Frank Batten (1927 - 2009)

Frank Batten (February 11, 1927 – September 10, 2009) was a co-founder of the first nationwide, 24-hour cable weather channel, The Weather Channel. His media company, Landmark Media Enterprise...

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Isaac Hill, Governor, U.S. Senator (1789 - 1851)

Isaac Hill (April 6, 1789 – March 22, 1851) was an American publisher, editor, and politician from Concord, New Hampshire. Born in 1789 in West Cambridge, Massachusetts, he represented New Ham...

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Gen. Duff Green MP (1791 - 1875)

American teacher, military leader, politician, journalist, author, diplomat, industrialist and businessman.

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John Milton Niles, U.S. Senator and Postmaster General (1787 - 1856)

John Milton Niles (August 20, 1787 – May 31, 1856) was a lawyer, editor, author and politician from Connecticut, serving in the United States Senate and as United States Postmaster General 184...

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Amos Kendall, Postmaster General (1789 - 1869)

of kentucky, lawyer, philanthropist and postmaster general under president jackson -------------------- Amos Kendall (August 16, 1789 – November 12, 1869) was an American politician who se...

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Harry S. New, U.S. Senator and Postmaster General (1858 - 1937)

Harry Stewart New (December 31, 1858 – May 9, 1937) was a U.S. politician, journalist, and Spanish-American War veteran. Biography Harry Stewart New was born in Indianapolis, Indiana o...

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Horatio King, U.S. Postmaster General (1811 - 1897)

Horatio King (June 21, 1811 – May 20, 1897) was Postmaster General of the United States under James Buchanan.

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Adrien Arcand (1899 - 1967)

Adrien Arcand (October 3, 1899 – August 1, 1967) was a Montreal journalist who led a series of fascist political movements between 1929 and his death in 1967. During his political career he proc...

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Brig. General Mason Brayman (USA), 7th Governor of Idaho Territory (1813 - 1895)

Mason Brayman (May 23, 1813 – February 27, 1895) was an American attorney, newspaperman, and military officer. During his service to the Union Army during the American Civil War he rose to the...

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Thomas E. Watson, U.S. Senator (1856 - 1922)

Thomas Edward "Tom" Watson (1856–1922) was an American politician, attorney, newspaper editor, and writer from Georgia. In the 1890s Watson championed poor farmers as a leader of the Populist ...

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Arthur C. Mellette, 1st Governor of South Dakota (1842 - 1896)

Arthur Calvin Mellette (June 23, 1842 – May 25, 1896) was the last Governor of the Dakota Territory and the first Governor of the State of South Dakota. Biography Mellette was the son of C...

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Roy Wilson Howard (1883 - 1964)

Editor-publisher Roy Wilson Howard was one of the most important journalists this century. He headed the United Press during its greatest period growth, forming it into a worldwide news agency. As ...

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Richard Grozier (1887 - 1946)

Richard Grozier (1887-1946) was the owner, publisher and editor of The Boston Post from 1924 until his death. He inherited the paper from his father, Edwin Grozier. Early life Grozier was born in...

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Edwin Grozier (1859 - 1924)

Edwin Atkins Grozier (September 12, 1859 - May 9, 1924) was a progressive journalist who owned the Boston Post from 1891 until his death. He is reported to have assigned every reporter on the staff...

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Jacob Dewey (J.D.) Gortatowsky MP (1886 - 1964)

Born in Albany, Ga. in 1855, Jake Gortatowsky would rise from a young reporter for the Albany Herald to the highest levels of American business and join the upper levels of the American celebrity class...

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Richard Hildreth (1807 - 1865)

Richard Hildreth (June 28, 1807 – July 11, 1865), was an American journalist, author and historian. He is best known for writing his six-volume History of the United States of America covering...

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Andrew Heiskell MP (1915 - 2003)

Andrew Heiskell, 87, a Former Chairman of Time Inc. and a Civic Leader, Dies By MICHAEL T. KAUFMAN Andrew Heiskell, a former chairman of Time Inc. and a philanthropist whose efforts at civic improv...

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H. G. de Lisser MP (1878 - 1944)

Herbert George de Lisser CMG (9 December 1878 – 19 May 1944) was a Jamaican journalist and author. He has been called "one of the most conspicuous figures in the history of West Indian literat...

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Samuel Irving Newhouse, Sr. MP (1895 - 1979)

. Samuel Irving Newhouse, Sr. (May 24, 1895 – August 29, 1979) was an American broadcasting businessman, magazine and newspaper publisher. He was the founder of Advance Publications. Content...

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Arthur Hays Sulzberger MP (1891 - 1968)

Arthur Hays Sulzberger (12 September 1891 – 11 December 1968) was the publisher of The New York Times from 1935 to 1961. During that time, daily circulation rose from 465,000 to 713,000 and Su...

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Art Buchwald MP (1925 - 2007)

Arthur "Art" Buchwald (October 20, 1925 – January 17, 2007) was an American humorist best known for his long-running column in The Washington Post, which in turn was carried as a syndicated co...

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Joseph Moses Levy MP (1812 - 1888)

"Joseph Moses Levy (15 December 1812 in London - 12 October 1888 in Ramsgate, Kent) was a newspaper editor and publisher." ===================================================================== Link...

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Baruch Charney Vladeck MP (1886 - 1938)

Baruch Charney Vladeck (born Baruch Nachman Charney, 1886 – 1938), was an American Jewish labor leader, manager of the Jewish Daily Forward for twenty years, and a member of the New York City ...

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Edward Rosewater MP (1841 - 1906)

Edward Rosewater, born Edward Rosenwasser,[1] (January 21, 1841 – August 30, 1906) was a Republican Party politician and newspaper editor in Omaha, Nebraska. Rosewater had a reputation for alw...

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Dorothy Schiff MP (1903 - 1989)

Dorothy Schiff, owner of The New York Post for 37 years, died early yesterday in her apartment on the East Side of Manhattan. She was 86 years old. The Post's vice president for editorial and adm...

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Otis Chandler (1927 - 2006)

Otis Chandler (November 23, 1927 – February 27, 2006) was the publisher of the Los Angeles Times between 1960 and 1980, leading a large expansion of the newspaper and its ambitions. He was the...

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Vance C. McCormick (1872 - 1946)

Vance Criswell McCormick (June 19, 1872 – June 16, 1946) was an American politician and prominent businessman from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He served as mayor of Harrisburg from 1902 to 1905 ...

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Jack Nash (1929 - 2008)

Jack Nash (April 10, 1929 – July 30, 2008) was an American businessman and investor. He served as president of Oppenheimer & Company and founded the New York Sun newspaper. Early life and educ...

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Hannah Bunce Watson (1749 - 1807)

The First Lady of Connecticut Newspapers, Hannah Bunce Watson Hannah Bunce Watson (28 December 1749 – 27 September 1807) was a newspaper publisher from the U.S. state of Connecticut, whose...

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Ann Franklin MP (1696 - 1763)

America's first female newspaper editor. Upon the death of her husband James, she inherited his newspaper, the Rhode Island Almanack. biography From August 22 1762: Ann Franklin takes over as Edito...

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James Franklin MP (1697 - 1738)

Printer- trained younger brother Ben in the printing business. Died at 41 years of age, leaving the business to his wife and son. -------------------- biography From The Medford Historical Regi...

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Helen G. Bonfils MP (1889 - 1972)

Find a Grave Birth: 1889 Death: Jun. 6, 1972 Colorado, USA BUSINESS WOMAN, SOCIALITE, PHILANTHROPIST Helen youngest of two daughters, Frederick G. Bonfils and Belle B Bonfils born in 1889, at...

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Frederick Gilmer Bonfils MP (1860 - 1933)

Find a Grave Birth: Dec. 21, 1860 Troy Lincoln County Missouri, USA Death: Feb. 2, 1933 Denver Denver County Colorado, USA Newspaper Publisher. After working in banking and real estate, he move...

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Thomas S. Hinde MP (1785 - 1846)

Thomas Spotwood Hinde (April 19, 1785 – February 9, 1846) was a newspaper editor, opponent of slavery, author, historian, real estate investor, Methodist minister and a founder of the city of ...

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Robert Hayes Gore (1886 - 1972)

Robert Hayes Gore (1886—1972) was an American politician and newspaper publisher who was appointed as the 11th civilian Governor of Puerto Rico, serving from July 1933 to January 1934. Early...

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Theodore Tilton (1835 - 1907)

Theodore Tilton (October 2, 1835 – May 29, 1907) was an American newspaper editor, poet and abolitionist. He was born in New York City to Silas Tilton and Eusebia Tilton (same surname). On his...

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Laura Curtis Bullard (1831 - 1912)

Laura Curtis Bullard (1831–1912) was an American writer and women's rights activist. She founded a newspaper called The Ladies' Visitor, and Drawing Room Companion and published two novels wit...

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Merlo J. Pusey (1902 - 1985)

Merlo John Pusey (February 3, 1902 – November 22, 1985) was an American biographer and editorial writer. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography and the Bancroft Prize for his...

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Carl Magee (1873 - 1946)

Carlton Cole "Carl" Magee was an American lawyer and publisher. He also patented the first parking meter which was installed for use. He was born in Iowa. Magee graduated from Upper Iowa University i...

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Francis Pharcellus Church (1839 - 1906)

Francis Pharcellus Church (February 22, 1839 – April 11, 1906) was an American publisher and editor. He was a member of the Century Association. Biography He was born in Rochester, New Yor...

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William Conant Church (1836 - 1917)

William Conant Church (1836–1917) was an American journalist and soldier. Early life Church was born in Rochester, New York on August 11, 1836, to the Reverend Pharcellus Church. He was ed...

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Wilton E. Hall, U.S. Senator (1901 - 1980)

Wilton Earle Hall (March 11, 1901 – February 25, 1980) was a United States Senator from South Carolina. Born in Starr, South Carolina, he attended the public schools and Furman University (G...

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Seba Smith (1792 - 1868)

Seba Smith (September 14, 1792 – July 28, 1868) was an American humorist and writer. He was married to Elizabeth Oakes Smith, also a major writer and feminist, and he was the father of Appleto...

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Narciso Gener Gonzales (1858 - 1903)

Narciso Gener Gonzales (August 5, 1858 – January 19, 1903) was born in Eddingsville, Edisto Island, South Carolina. He and his brother, Ambrose E. Gonzales, were the founders of The State ne...

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Ambrose Elliott (Jose) Gonzales (1857 - 1926)

Ambrose Elliott Gonzales (May 27, 1857 – July 11, 1926) was born on a plantation in Colleton County, South Carolina. Gonzales was the son of Colonel Ambrosio José Gonzales and Harriet R...

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Harriott Rutledge Elliott "Hattie" Gonzales (1869 - 1947)

Vice President of The State-Record Company, the newspaper of Columbia, South Carolina. She was also vice president of the State Commercial Printing Co and S. and R. Building, Inc. and was a director ...

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Alvah Herman Chapman, Jr. (1921 - 2008)

. Alvah Herman Chapman, Jr. (March 21, 1921 – December 25, 2008) was an American newspaper publisher who served at the helm of The Miami Herald and as chairman of the Knight Ridder newspaper d...

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Josephus Daniels (1862 - 1948)

Josephus Daniels (May 18, 1862 – January 15, 1948) was a newspaper editor and publisher from North Carolina who was appointed by United States President Woodrow Wilson to serve as Secretary of...

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Sir Gordon Linacre, CBE (1920 - 2015)

WWII RAF; Yorkshire Post Newspapers Ltd: md 1965-83, chm 1983-90, pres 1990-; dep chm United Newspapers Ltd 1983-91 (chief exec 1981-88), dir Yorkshire TV 1968-90, chm Chameleon Television Ltd 1991-200...

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Sir Edward Hulton, 1st Baronet (1869 - 1925)

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Sir Edward George Warris Hulton (1906 - 1988)

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Lapsley Greene Walker (1854 - 1939)

Lapsley Greene Walker was a Chattanooga newspaperman who opposed the Ku Klux Klan and supported the repeal of Prohibition. He was editor of the Chattanooga Times, a position he held for 36 years.

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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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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 (1932 - 2014)

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 Herit...

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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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