Reedy, George

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Reedy, George Gender: M
George Melville Reedy
born on 5 August 1917 at 16:45 (= 4:45 PM )
Place East Chicago, Indiana, 41n38, 87w27
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 12°54' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 21°37 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 04°42'


American government official, who served as the eighth White House Press Secretary under President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1964 to 1965.

He published The Twilight of the Presidency in 1970. The book was a critical and influential look at the modern American presidency and, in particular, at the impact that war has had on the office.

In 1972 Reedy accepted an appointment as professor and dean of the journalism school at Marquette University. Reedy resigned as dean in 1976, but continued as Lucius W. Nieman Professor of Journalism (1977-1990) and Professor Emeritus (1991-1996).

He died on 21 March 1999, aged 81, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from Indiana archives.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 81)
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (White House Press Secretary)
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Democratic)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction