About William H. Bagley, Jr.
The New York Times October 27, 1936 William H. Bagley, 59, Ex Publisher, Is Dead Had Papers in Raleigh, Texas and Lawrence, Mass. Brother of Mrs. Josephus Daniels Raleigh, North Carolina, October 26. William Henry Bagley, who published newspapers in North Carolina, Massachusetts and Texas, died here today at the home of his sister, Mrs. Josephus Daniels, wife of the Ambassador to Mexico, after an illness of several weeks following a heart attack. He was 59 year old. At the time of his death, he was connected with the United States Treasury Department in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Born here, Mr. Bagley was the son of Major William Henry Bagley, for many years Clerk of the North Carolina Supreme Court and Adelaide Ann Worth Bagley, daughter of Governor Jonathan Worth.
A brother, Ensign Worth Bagley, was the first American officer to fall in the war with Spain.
Educated at Bingham School in Mebane, North Carolina and the University of North Carolina, Mr. Bagley went to Cuba in government service with General Tasker Bliss shortly after the war with Spain. He returned to become publisher of The Raleigh Evening Times Visitor and later The Raleigh News and Observer, owned by his brother in law. Relinquishing this post in 1915 he went to Texas as publisher of The Fort Worth Record and from Texas to Lawrence, Massachusetts as publisher of The Telegram.