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Birthday
30, 1914
Birthplace
Raleigh, NC
Death Date
Jul 22, 1996 (82)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
30, 1914
Birthplace
Raleigh, NC
Death Date
Jul 22, 1996 (82)

About

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who ran the editorial page of the The Wall Street Journal from 1958 to 1971.

Before Fame

He worked at the candy store that his father operated in Raleigh before focusing on journalism and reporting.

Trivia

He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1953 for Editorial Writing and another one in 1984 for Commentary.

Family Life

He had two daughters with his wife Frances Claypoole, whom he married in 1937.

Associated With

He was once awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Ronald Reagan in 1986.