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Harold W. Ross

Harold W. RossAKA Harold Wallace Ross

Born: 6-Nov-1892
Birthplace: Aspen, CO
Died: 6-Dec-1951
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: Cancer - Throat

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Publisher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of The New Yorker

Military service: US Army (18th Engineers Railway Regiment)

Father: George Ross
Mother: Ida Martin
Wife: Jane Grant (m. 1920, div. 1929)
Wife: Marie Francoise Elie (m. 1934, div. 1939, one child)
Wife: Ariane Allen (m. 1940, separated)

    High School: (dropout)

    The New Yorker Founder and Editor (1925-51)
    Stars and Stripes Editor (1918-19)
    Dutch Treat Club (1937-51)
    Algonquin Round Table
    Irish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Smoking

Is the subject of books:
The Years with Ross, 1959, BY: James Thurber
Genius in Disguise: Harold Ross of the New Yorker, 1995, BY: Thomas Kunkel


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