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Arthur Ochs Sulzberger


  Male      American      Publisher

  Born : Feb 05, 1926  -
  Died : Sep 29, 2012


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Arthur Ochs "Punch" Sulzberger Sr. (February 5, 1926 – September 29, 2012) was an American publisher and businessman. Born into a prominent media and publishing family, he became publisher of The New York Times and chairman of the board of The New York Times Company in 1963. He relinquished to his son, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., the office of publisher in 1992, and chairman in 1997.

He was born on February 5, 1926, in New York City to Jewish parents Arthur Hays Sulzberger and Iphigene Bertha Ochs (daughter of Adolph Ochs, the former publisher and owner of The New York Times and the Chattanooga Times and grand-daughter of Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise). Sulzberger graduated from the Loomis Institute and then enlisted into the United States Marine Corps during World War II serving from 1944 to 1946, in the Pacific Theater. He earned a B.A. degree in English and History in 1951 at Columbia University. As a member of the Marine Forces Reserve he was recalled to active duty during the Korean War. Following completion of officer training, he saw duty in Korea and then in Washington, D.C., before being inactivated...


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