James Reston

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Birthday
3, 1909
Birthplace
Scotland
DEATH DATE
Dec 6, 1995 (86)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
3, 1909
Birthplace
Scotland
DEATH DATE
Dec 6, 1995 (86)

About

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who worked for The New York Times for many years.

Before Fame

He traveled through Ellis Island with his mother and sister in 1920, while he emigrated from Scotland to the US.

Trivia

He won his second Pulitzer Prize in 1957 for his five-part analysis of the effect of President Dwight Eisenhower's illness on the Executive Branch.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Sarah Jane Fulton.

Associated With

He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1986 from President Ronald Reagan.