Janet Huntington Brewster

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Birthday
18, 1910
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Dec 18, 1998 (88)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
18, 1910
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Dec 18, 1998 (88)

About

The wife of broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow, she became a broadcaster, herself, as well as a prominent philanthropist. She raised funds for Mount Holyoke College's art museum and also served on the board of National Public Radio.

Before Fame

She worked as a broadcaster for CBS during the Battle of Britain in World War II.

Trivia

She met her future husband at Mount Holyoke College, where she was a student leader. At the time, he was the president of the National Student Federation of America.

Family Life

She had one son, Charles Casey Murrow, with her husband, Edward.

Associated With

She and her husband both covered the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.