Donovan, Hedley

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Donovan, Hedley Gender: M
Hedley Williams Donovan
born on 24 May 1914 at 10:00 (= 10:00 AM )
Place Brainerd, Minnesota, 46n21, 94w12
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
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American journalist and publishing executive, he presided as Editor-in-Chief over the Time, Inc.empire, which included Time, Fortune and Sports Illustrated and other magazines. He took on the role in 1964 and held the position for 15 years. After his retirement in 1979 he worked for one year as an advisor to President Jimmy Carter.

After his magna cum laude graduation in 1934 from the University of Minnesota, he earned his master's degree from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. He landed a job as a reporter with the Washington Post where he stayed for five years until WWII interrupted.

He joined the US Navy and after the war, in 1945, he took a job with Fortune magazine as a writer. In 1953 he became the editor of the magazine and was soon tapped to be the heir to Henry Luce, Time Inc.'s founder.

Donovan's wife Dorothy died in 1978; they had three children.

He suffered from an unnamed chronic lung condition and died from a complicating infection on 13 August 1990 in a Manhattan hospital. He was 76.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Job 1945 (With Fortune magazine)
  • Work : Gain social status 1953 (Named Editor of Fortune magazine)
  • Work : Gain social status 1964 (Editor-in-Chief of Time, Inc.)
  • Death of Mate 1978
  • Work : Retired 1979 (From the news business)
  • Death by Disease 13 August 1990 in New York (From an infection, age 76)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Steinbrecher Collection: Gauquelin Book of American Charts


  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Lung (Chronic lung problem)
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Journalist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Publishing executive, editor)