Phil Graham

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Birthday
18, 1915
Birthplace
Terry, SD
Death Date
Aug 3, 1963 (48)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1915
Birthplace
Terry, SD
Death Date
Aug 3, 1963 (48)

About

Co-owner and publisher (during the 1940s, '50s, and early '60s) of The Washington Post. Active in politics, he persuaded presidential candidate John F. Kennedy to choose Lyndon Johnson as a running mate.

Before Fame

After studying economics at the University of Florida, he graduated from Harvard Law School.

Trivia

According to his wife's memoir, Personal History, he suffered from the symptoms of bipolar disorder.

Family Life

His more than twenty-year marriage to resulted in four children.

Associated With

His wife, fellow publisher Katharine Graham, was famous for her role in exposing the Watergate Scandal.