Rachel Kollock McDowell

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Birthday
11, 1880
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Aug 30, 1949 (69)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
11, 1880
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Aug 30, 1949 (69)

About

First religion editor of The New York Times, who served from 1920 to 1948. She also hosted a radio show and spoke nationally on the topic.

Before Fame

At age 15, she wrote a poem in honor of Queen Victoria, which was published in the The New York Journal.

Trivia

She founded the Pure Language League for newspaper writers in order to discourage the use of profanity.

Family Life

She grew up with her twin brother named Malcolm.

Associated With

She received more than 1,000 letters in response to an article she wrote about Pope Pius XI.