Adolph Ochs

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Birthday
12, 1858
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Apr 8, 1935 (77)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
12, 1858
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Apr 8, 1935 (77)

About

Owner of the New York Times who laid the groundwork for modern journalism.

Before Fame

He took over the Times when it was a money-losing organization with plenty of competitors in New York.

Trivia

He made the Times a voice of objectivity at a time when most of the newspapers were openly partisan.

Family Life

He married Effie Wise, and their daughter married Arthur Hays Sulzberger who succeeded Adolph at the Times.

Associated With

He and Joseph Pulitzer, the man who would lend his name to the top literary prize, were both great contributors to modern journalism.