Ron Cochran

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Birthday
20, 1912
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jul 25, 1994 (81)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1912
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jul 25, 1994 (81)

About

ABC and CBS broadcast journalist who anchored the ABC Evening News from 1962 until 1965. He gave round-the-clock coverage of JFK's assassination.

Before Fame

He worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigations for two years, after which he joined a Boston radio station.

Trivia

He worked on a few CBS news and human interest-related programs, including Man of the Week and Answer, Please!

Family Life

He was married to his wife Beulah Tracht for 56 years and together they had a son, Ronald W. Cochran, and a daughter, Judith Cochran-Smith.

Associated With

He was succeeded by Peter Jennings who would host ABC's evening newscast from 1965 until 1967, then again from 1983 until 2005.