Pulitzer, Joseph Jr.
|Birthname||Joseph Pulitzer III|
|born on||13 May 1913 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )|
|Place||St.Louis, Missouri, 38n38, 90w12|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||22°06' 22°15 Asc. 10°57'|
American newspaperman and philanthropist from a noted family, he was the publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for 38 years. A grandson of the famous newsman Joseph Pulitzer, for 31 years he chaired the board which was responsible for awarding the Pulitzer Prize, and from 1955 to 1993 was chairman of the Pulitzer Publishing Company.
In addition to his reputation as a newsman, Pulitzer was also known for his collection of contemporary art, regarded as one of the largest and finest in the world. In 2008, his second wife, Emily Rauh Pulitzer, gave a gift of 31 major works of modern and contemporary art and $45 million to the Harvard Art Museum. In announcing the gift, the museum also announced that between 1953 and 2005 it had received gifts of 43 other modern and contemporary works from Pulitzer and his first wife, Louise Vauclain Pulitzer, who died in 1968, and from Pulitzer and his second wife.
Pulitzer died at his home in the Central West End of St. Louis from colon cancer on 26 May 1993 at age 80.
- other kin relationship with Pulitzer, Joseph (born 10 April 1847). Notes: Grandkin
Sy Scholfield quotes birth news, St. Louis-Post Dispatch, Tuesday 13 May 1913, Night edition, page 1, "born Tuesday morning." A birth time of 6 AM is speculative.
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Colon)
- Family : Childhood : Family noted
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
- Lifestyle : Financial : Invest/ Collectibles (Art)
- Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
- Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
- Lifestyle : Social Life : Collector (Art)
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (Colon cancer)
- Vocation : Business : Top executive
- Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor