Norman Chandler

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Birthday
14, 1899
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Oct 20, 1973 (74)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
14, 1899
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Oct 20, 1973 (74)

About

Took his father's Los Angeles Times from a local conservative paper to a nationally recognized publication.

Before Fame

He joined his father in running the Times in 1922 after finishing Stanford and took it over in 1941 when it was still losing money.

Trivia

He invested in the paper, attracting Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and establishing for the workers pension and medical insurance.

Family Life

His son Otis Chandler continued to transform the L.A. Times into an influential newspaper.

Associated With

His wife Dorothy Buffum Chandler became a major financier of Los Angeles' performing-arts institutions.

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