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Henry Watterson

Henry WattersonBorn: 16-Feb-1840
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Died: 22-Dec-1921
Location of death: Jacksonville, FL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, KY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of Louisville Courier-Journal

Military service: Confederate Army (U.S. Civil War)

Father: Harvey McGee Watterson (Congressman, b. 1811, d. 1891)
Mother: Talitha Black
Wife: Rebecca Ewing (m. 1865, 5 children)

    High School: Academy of the Protestant Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA

    US Congressman, Kentucky 5th (1876-77)
    The Louisville Courier-Journal Founder and Editor (1868-1919)
    Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing 1918

Author of books:
History of the Spanish-American War (1899, history)
The Compromises of Life (1902, nonfiction)
Marse Henry: An Autobiography (1919, memoir)
Editorials (1923, columns)


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