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Ralph Pulitzer

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph (József) Pulitzer and Katherine 'Kate' Pulitzer (Davis)
Husband of Margaret Kernochan Leech
Ex-husband of Frederica Vanderbilt Pulitzer
Father of Seward Webb Pulitzer and Ralph Jr. Pulitzer
Brother of Lucille Irma Pulitzer; Joseph Pulitzer; Tony Pulitzer; Constance Pulitzer and Edith Pulitzer

Managed by: William Matthew Webb
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About Ralph Pulitzer

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 October 1911, he become president of the Press Publishing Company, which published the New York World and the Evening World. He thus acquired control of the influential New York City newspapers founded by his father. For decades, Ralph Pulitzer was one of the most influential men in American journalism.

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Ralph Pulitzer's Timeline

June 11, 1879
August 28, 1906
Age 27
New York, New York, United States
October 5, 1911
Age 32
New York, New York, United States
June 14, 1939
Age 60