Adolph Ochs

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Date of Birth March 12, 1858
Place of Birth Ohio
Date of Death Apr 8, 1935 (77)
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Adolph Ochs

Adolph Simon Ochs was an American newspaper publisher and former owner of The New York Times and The Chattanooga Times.

Born: Adolph Simon Ochs, March 12, 1858, Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: April 8, 1935, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Resting place: Temple Israel Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
Occupation: Publisher
Spouse(s): Effie Wise

About Adolph Ochs

Owner of the New York Times who laid the groundwork for modern journalism.

Adolph Ochs Before Fame

He took over the Times when it was a money-losing organization with plenty of competitors in New York.

Achievement of Adolph Ochs

He made the Times a voice of objectivity at a time when most of the newspapers were openly partisan.

Adolph Ochs Family Life

He married Effie Wise, and their daughter married Arthur Hays Sulzberger who succeeded Adolph at the Times.

Associations of Adolph Ochs

He and Joseph Pulitzer, the man who would lend his name to the top literary prize, were both great contributors to modern journalism.

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  • The New York Times publishers
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  • 20th-century American newspaper publishers (people)
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Latest information about Adolph Ochs updated on April 18, 2021.

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