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John H. Sengstacke (1912 - 1997)

John Herman Henry Sengstacke (November 25, 1912 – May 28, 1997) was an African-American newspaper publisher and owner of the largest chain of black newspapers in the country. He was also a civ...

2/2/2012 7/20/2016

Robert Sengstacke Abbott (1870 - 1940)

Robert Sengstacke Abbott (November 24, 1870 – February 29, 1940) was an African-American lawyer and newspaper publisher/editor. Abbott is the founder of The Chicago Defender newspaper, which g...

2/4/2012 7/20/2016

) Thomas S. Allen is best remembered for his leadership of the 5th Wisconsin Infantry during the Civil War. He also served as Wisconsin’s ninth secretary of state and published the Oshkosh Nor...

9/10/2011 7/12/2016

4/17/2012 7/5/2016

Charles Rufus Skinner, a Representative from New York; born in Union Square, Oswego County, N.Y., August 4, 1844; attended the common schools and Clinton Liberal Institute; was graduated from Mexico ...

7/4/2016 7/4/2016

William Leete Stone, Sr. (1792 - 1844)

. William Leete Stone (20 April 1792 New Paltz, New York (or 1793 Esopus, New York) – 15 August 1844 Saratoga Springs, New York), known as Colonel Stone, was an influential journalist, publish...

5/15/2014 7/4/2016

Azariah Cutting Flagg (1790 - 1873)

Azariah Cutting Flagg (November 28, 1790 in Orwell, Addison County, Vermont – November 24, 1873 in New York City) was an American newspaper printer and editor, and politician.

6/28/2016 6/28/2016

Michael Hoke Smith (1855-1931): Smith was a lawyer and Democratic politician from Atlanta, Georgia. President Grover Cleveland appointed him secretary of the interior in 1893. Smith was elected gover...

8/17/2007 6/27/2016

Marguerite Rooney MP (c.1920 - 2004)

Birth: Apr. 3, 1920 Albany Albany County New York, USA Death: Apr. 27, 2004 New York New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA Marguerite Howard Rooney, wife of CBS News "Sixty Minutes" commentat...

11/5/2011 6/27/2016

John Powell Irish (1843 - 1923)

John Powell Irish (1843–1923) was a leader of the Democratic Party in Iowa, a landowner in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta region of California, a fiery and influential public speaker, and an...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Robert Underwood Johnson (1853 - 1937)

Robert Underwood Johnson (January 12, 1853 – October 14, 1937) was a U.S. writer and diplomat. His wife was Katharine Johnson.

2/27/2016 6/25/2016

Hugh Hugh Brackenridge (1748 - 1816)

Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1748 – June 25, 1816) was an American writer, lawyer, judge, and justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. A frontier citizen in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Arnaud de Borchgrave MP (1926 - 2015)

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6/15/2013 6/21/2016
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Moses Yale Beach (1800 - 1868)

Moses Yale Beach (January 7, 1800 – July 18, 1868) was an American inventor and publisher who started the Associated Press. He was born in Wallingford, Connecticut. His father was a plain fa...

11/24/2008 6/6/2016

Lewis H. Lapham ( /ˈluːɪs ˈlæpəm/; born January 8, 1935) is an American writer. He was the editor of the American monthly Harper's Magazine from 1976 until 1...

3/14/2011 5/29/2016

John Logan Power (1834 - 1901)

John Power was born in Ireland and immigrated here in 1850. He founded the Jackson Daily News in 1860 and the Mississippi Standard in 1865. He published the Clarion for over twenty years and was also t...

5/28/2016 5/28/2016

George McLean owned and directed the Tupelo Journal and founded several community development programs in northeast Mississippi.

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Maj. Sidney Alroy Jonas (CSA) MP (c.1838 - 1915)

Editor of the Aberdeen, Mississippi Examiner Newspaper starting in 1876. Sidney Jonas was founder and editor of the Aberdeen Examiner. He served as a major in the Confederate Army and wrote the wel...

3/21/2012 5/26/2016

Robert Hiram Henry (1851 - 1931)

Robert Henry, a journalist, owned and published the Jackson Clarion-Ledger for over fifty years. He was president of both the National and Mississippi Press Associations. Henry also served as state c...

5/26/2016 5/26/2016

Sarah Goddard (b. - 1770)

Sarah Updike was born to wealth at Cocumscussoc plantation at the turn of the eighteenth century, the daughter of Ludowick and Abigail Newton Updike. Her great-grandfather was Richard Smith, friend o...

8/3/2011 5/18/2016

Roger Atkinson Pryor (July 19, 1828 – March 14, 1919) was both an American politician and a Confederate politician serving as a congressman on both sides. He was also a jurist, serving in the ...

1/7/2011 5/18/2016

Julian Leroy White (1853 - 1923)

Didy’s middle son, Julian LeRoy White (1853-1923), shared many of the same experiences at Hampton and in Europe as his older brother, Henry, but chose to pursue journalism rather than diplomacy ...

5/30/2012 5/12/2016

Kenneth Colin Irving MP (1899 - 1992)

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5/21/2011 5/8/2016

Marty Baron MP

"Marty Baron", "Marty"

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Martin "Marty" Baron (born October 24, 1954) is an American journalist who has been editor of The Washington Post since December 31, 2012, after having been editor of The Boston Globe from 2001 to 2012...

8/25/2009 5/8/2016

Arthur Brisbane MP (1864 - 1937)

Arthur Brisbane (December 12, 1864 – December 25, 1936) was one of the best known American newspaper editors of the 20th century. Journalist and newspaper editor, Arthur was born in Buffalo,...

12/18/2013 5/8/2016

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in Berlin, Illinois, at the start of the Civil War, he was a successful publisher-editor of the Daily Register, Chicago Advance, plus managing editor ...

5/6/2016 5/6/2016

Theodore Thurston Geer (March 12, 1851 – February 21, 1924) was the tenth Governor of Oregon, serving from January 9, 1899 to January 14, 1903. The Republican politician was in office when the...

11/11/2008 4/30/2016

Bob Atwood (1907 - 1997)

Robert Bruce "Bob" Atwood (March 31, 1907 – January 10, 1997) was the long-time editor and publisher of the Anchorage Times, and a proponent of Alaska statehood.

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

Frank Gannett (1876 - 1957)

Frank Ernest Gannett (September 15, 1876 – December 3, 1957) was an American publisher who founded the media corporation Gannett Company, Inc. He began his career in 1906 as half owner of the ...

4/20/2016 4/20/2016

Valentin J Peter (1875 - 1960)

Valentin J. Peter (1875–1960) was a Bavarian-born publisher of a German language newspaper called the Omaha Tribüne and the president of the Nebraska chapter of the National German-Am...

2/12/2016 4/12/2016

John Wien Forney (1817 - 1881)

During the busy, stirring times [of the Civil War era] there was no man at the National Capital more sought after for influence and advice than Colonel Forney. His residence on Capitol Hill was daily...

5/14/2015 4/10/2016

Note: Please read the tribute written for Betty by Jack Sanders. Link :

10/11/2015 3/31/2016

Karl Seymore Nash (1908 - 1992)

Biography (Recorded as written) Karl S. Nash: Editor and publisher Few people have devoted as much of their life to a community as Karl Seymour Nash did. For more than 60 years, he not only cover...

10/9/2015 3/31/2016

John Wallace Nash (1912 - 2013)

Obituary of John Wallace Nash By The Ridgefield Press on July 30, 2013 John Wallace Nash, who embarked on a newspaper career with the purchase of The Ridgefield Press in 1937, died at his home in S...

10/9/2015 3/31/2016

11/27/2011 3/27/2016

Kenneth Thomson MP (1923 - 2006)

Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet (September 1, 1923 – June 12, 2006), in Canada known as Ken Thomson, was a Canadian businessman and art collector who, at the time of his death, was...

3/27/2016 3/27/2016

Ernest Norman Smith (1871 - 1957)

3/19/2016 3/19/2016

Rosa Shaw (1895 - 1981)

Was somehow connected to Bettie Cole .

3/15/2016 3/15/2016

Hamilton Southam (1916 - 2008)

3/15/2016 3/15/2016

Wilson Mills Southam (1868 - 1947)

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6/6/2014 3/15/2016

Frederick Albert Acland (1891 - 1950)

3/14/2016 3/14/2016

Jeff Zeleny MP

"Jeff Zeleny"

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States

Jeff Zeleny is the Senior Political Correspondent for CNN. He joined CNN from ABC News, where he was their senior Washington correspondent since 2013. He reported extensively on the 2014 midterm elec...

2/24/2016 3/4/2016

Felix Kirk Zollicoffer (May 19, 1812 – January 19, 1862) was a newspaperman, three-term United States Congressman from Tennessee, officer in the United States Army, and a Confederate brigadier...

8/19/2008 2/16/2016

William Southam MP (1843 - 1932)

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6/6/2014 2/13/2016

Sir George Brown MP (1818 - 1880)

George Brown Canadian Statesman, Journalist. In 1837 he emigrated from his native Scotland to New York City, New York, where after a five year stay he settled in Toronto, Ontario. In 1844 he founde...

1/30/2010 1/29/2016

Harry Stevenson Southam (1875 - 1954)

12/27/2014 1/13/2016

Sidney Edwards Morse (1794 - 1871)

Sidney Edwards Morse (7 February 1794 Charlestown, Massachusetts - 24 December 1871 New York City) was a U.S. inventor, geographer and journalist. He was the brother of telegraphy pioneer and painter...

10/29/2008 12/27/2015

William Tappan Thompson (1812 - 1882)

William Tappan Thompson (August 31, 1812 – March 24, 1882) was an American writer who co-founded the Savannah Morning News in the 1850s, known then as the Daily Morning News. One of his most n...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Isaac Erwin Avery (1871 - 1904)

Judge Avery has had eleven children, among them being Isaac Erwin Avery, the brilliant local editor of the Charlotte Observer, whose untimely death in 1904 was lamented throughout the entire State. s...

5/13/2012 12/13/2015

Francis Atwater (1858 - 1935)

Newspaper publisher, printer, editor, state senator (13th district), Meriden Tax Collector, director of the Red Cross at Havana, Cuba, author, organizer of banks, and extensive traveler. Came to Meride...

12/2/2015 12/3/2015

Samuel Pike (1804 - 1874)

Written as recorded: After the HEARLD and TRIBUNE ceased to live, several other papers were started none,however, of more than ephemeral existence. Judge Lewis started one, and George Swap, another; ...

11/23/2015 11/25/2015

Albert Richard Parsons MP (1848 - 1887)

Albert Richard Parsons June 20, 1848 in Montgomery, Alabama- November 11, 1887 Chicago, Illinois Parents: Samuel S. Parsons and Elizabeth Tompkins Wife: Lucy E. Gonzalez c.1853- March 7, 1942 Alb...

10/1/2011 11/16/2015

Harvey Rice (1800 - 1891)

Harvey Rice, LL.D. (1800–1891) was an American lawyer, a Democratic state legislator, poet, author and newspaperman prominent in Cleveland, Ohio. Early life and education Harvey Rice was b...

1/4/2014 11/2/2015

Dorothy Ulrich Troubetzkoy MP (1914 - 2003)

"Ulrich Troubetzkoy", "Dorothy Ulrick"

Dorothy Ulrich Troubetzkoy was born in Hartford on November 17, 1914, and she became an award-winning author, poet and journalist. Troubetzkoy was educated at Vassar College followed by the Universit...

8/4/2013 10/21/2015

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. ...

10/5/2015 10/6/2015

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...

1/5/2012 10/2/2015

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...

12/8/2010 9/29/2015

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 ...

9/23/2015 9/23/2015

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...

9/13/2015 9/13/2015

Elijah Parish Lovejoy MP (1802 - 1837)

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Elijah Parish Lovejoy (November 9, 1802 – November 7, 1837) was an American Presbyterian minister, journ...

12/29/2009 9/9/2015

Frederick Heiskell (1786 - 1882)

Frederick Steidinger Heiskell (1786 – November 29, 1882) was an American newspaper publisher, politician, and civic leader, active primarily in Knoxville, Tennessee, throughout much of the 19t...

11/30/2010 9/8/2015

Dr. Gilbert C. Monell (1816 - 1881)

DR. GILBERT C. MONELL was born Oct. 20th, 1816, in Montgomery, Orange County, N. Y., and was his parents' second son. As his father could afford to do so in but one case, the elder brother was alon...

4/21/2014 9/5/2015

Born to Gad Hitchcock and Nancy Prime of New Lebanon, Columbia County, New York on November 30, 1831. At 16 he attended the Great Barrington Academy in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Subsequently...

11/12/2011 9/5/2015

Henry Doorly (1879 - 1961)

Henry Doorly, a native of Barbados, moved to Omaha while working as an engineer and then moved into the newspaper business. He became the chairperson of the World Publishing Company and publisher of ...

9/5/2015 9/5/2015

Hugh Ike Shott, a Representative and a Senator from West Virginia; born in Staunton, Augusta County, Va., September 3, 1866; attended the Staunton public schools; apprenticed as a printer; later beca...

8/2/2009 9/3/2015

John Boyle O'Reilly (1844 - 1890)

John Boyle O'Reilly (28 June 1844 – 10 August 1890) was an Irish-born poet, journalist and fiction writer. As a youth in Ireland, he was a member of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, or Fenians,...

9/2/2015 9/2/2015

Walt Whitman MP (1819 - 1892)

In 1889, when Whitman was trying to recover from the last stroke, which would eventually kill him, he was visited by Horace Traubel and Tom Harned, who noticed the famous photograph of Whitman and Do...

3/27/2008 8/27/2015

George Tener Oliver, a Senator from Pennsylvania; born January 26, 1848, in County Tyrone, Ireland, during a visit abroad of his parents, who at that time were residents of Pittsburgh, Pa.; attended ...

1/9/2010 8/24/2015

Henry Lewis Pittock (1835 - 1919)

Henry Lewis Pittock (March 1, 1835 – January 28, 1919) was an Oregon (U.S.) pioneer, newspaper editor, publisher, and wood and paper magnate. He was active in Republican politics and Portland,...

12/17/2014 8/24/2015

Barry Bingham, Jr. (1933 - 2006)

. George Barry Bingham, Jr. (September 23, 1933 – April 3, 2006 in Louisville, Kentucky) was an American newspaper publisher and television and radio executive. He was the third and last gener...

8/21/2015 8/21/2015

Barry Bingham, Sr. (1906 - 1988)

. George Barry Bingham, Sr., (February 10, 1906 – August 15, 1988 in Louisville, Kentucky) was the patriarch of a family that dominated local media in Louisville for several decades in the 20t...

8/21/2015 8/21/2015

Robert Waring Stoddard (1906 - 1984)

Photo: Robert Waring Stoddard is on the left Robert Waring Stoddard (1906–1984) was President of Wyman-Gordon, a major industrial enterprise, and one of the founders of the anticommunist Joh...

8/17/2015 8/17/2015

Colonel D. Wyatt Aiken (CSA) MP (1828 - 1887)

David Wyatt Aiken (March 17, 1828 – April 6, 1887) was a Confederate army officer during the American Civil War and a postbellum five-term United States Congressman from South Carolina. Biog...

8/20/2009 8/16/2015

Gilbert Ashville Pierce, a Senator from North Dakota; born in East Otto, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., January 11, 1839; attended the public schools; moved to Indiana in 1854 and settled near Valparaiso;...

8/14/2015 8/14/2015

Hector-Simon Huot (1803 - 1846)

8/13/2015 8/13/2015

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers (1794 - 1846)

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers (June 3, 1794 – October 16, 1846) was an American abolitionist writer who, from June 1838 until June 1846, served as editor of the New England anti-slavery newspaper H...

8/13/2015 8/13/2015

Charles M Bowman (1847 - 1930)

Charles M. Bowman, veteran newspaper editor and publisher, and inventive genius, passed away at 8:15 o'clock Sunday evening at his home, 34 South Ninth Street, where he had been confined to bed for sev...

8/1/2015 8/1/2015

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...

7/28/2015 7/28/2015

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...

7/26/2015 7/26/2015

Alfred James McCarthy (1855 - 1938)

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

7/19/2015 7/20/2015

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

7/16/2015 7/17/2015

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...

4/8/2014 7/17/2015

"Fred A. Seaton Frederick Andrew "Fred" Seaton (December 11, 1909 – January 16, 1974) was an American newspaperman and politician. He represented Nebraska in the U.S. Senate and served as Un...

7/15/2015 7/16/2015

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...

2/25/2011 7/8/2015

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 ...

6/27/2015 6/27/2015

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...

6/25/2015 6/25/2015

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. ...

1/23/2009 6/20/2015

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...

4/2/2011 6/14/2015

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...

11/17/2013 6/6/2015

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...

6/11/2011 5/21/2015

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...

5/15/2015 5/15/2015

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...

5/10/2015 5/10/2015

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...

5/10/2015 5/10/2015

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...

4/21/2013 5/8/2015

Gen. Duff Green MP (1791 - 1875)

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

1/18/2015 5/8/2015

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...

12/29/2011 5/7/2015

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

2/22/2009 5/7/2015

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...

2/1/2009 5/7/2015