Baker, Russell

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Baker, Russell Gender: M
born on 14 August 1925 at 23:50 (= 11:50 PM )
Place Near Morrisonville VA, USA, 39n16, 77w38
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 21°50' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 04°32 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 08°43'


American journalist and columnist who won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1979. He syndicated a national humor column as the resident wit of the New York times in 1963. His literary essays are in touch with today, as well as with his 30 years of experience.

After attending Johns Hopkins University, where he was stumped by calculus and physics and honed to a fine edge the family word-gene, in 1947 he joined the Baltimore Sun as a police reporter. While representing the Sun in London, he came of age as a writer. He published two volumes of memoirs, "Growing Up," 1982 and "The Good Times," 1989.

He was married on 3/11/1950 and has three kids.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1979 (Pulitzer for Commentary)
  • Work : New Job 1963 (Humor Colunmnist, NY Times)

Source Notes

Autobiography, "Growing Up," pp. 30. He published a second memoir, "The Good Times," 1989.


  • Notable : Awards : Pulitzer prize (Journalism)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Two volumes)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Lifetime)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Humor column)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One, lasting)
  • Traits : Personality : Humorous, Witty (Wit)