Henry Watterson

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Birthday
16, 1840
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Dec 20, 1921 (81)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
16, 1840
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Dec 20, 1921 (81)

About

American journalist who served as editor for the Louisville Courier-Journal and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1918.

Before Fame

He fought for the Confederacy during the American Civil War and edited a pro-Confederacy newspaper called the Chattanooga Rebel.

Trivia

He also served in Congress as a Democratic representative from Kentucky.

Family Life

He was married to Rebecca Ewing.

Associated With

He served in the Confederate Army under Nathan Bedford Forrest.