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Herbert G. Klein

Herbert G. KleinAKA Herbert George Klein

Born: 1-Apr-1918
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Died: 2-Jul-2009
Location of death: La Jolla, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: White House Communications Director, 1969-73

Military service: US Navy Reserve (1942-46)

Worked on all of Richard M. Nixon's political campaigns. Originated the office of White House Communications Director.

Father: George J. Klein
Mother: Amy Cordes
Brother: Kenneth F. Klein
Sister: Eleanor Schmierer (d.)
Wife: Marjorie Galbraith (m. 1-Nov-1941, two daughters)
Daughter: Joanne L. Mayne (b. 1945)
Daughter: Patricia A. Root ("Patty", b. 1948)

    High School: Roosevelt High School, Los Angeles, CA (1935)
    University: BA Journalism, University of Southern California (1940)

    Copley Newspapers VP and Editor-in-Chief (1980-2003)
    Metromedia VP Corporate Relations (1973-77)
    White House Communications Director (1969-73)
    San Diego Union Editor (1959-68)
    San Diego Union Associate Editor (1956-57)
    San Diego Union Editorial Writer and Editor (1950-56)
    Copley Newspapers Special Correspondent (1946-50)
    Alhambra Post-Advocate News Editor (1946-50)
    Alhambra Post-Advocate Reporter (1940-42)
    American Enterprise Institute National Fellow
    American Society of Newspaper Editors Board of Directors (1966-68)
    Bohemian Grove
    Delta Chi Fraternity
    Kiwanis Club
    San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
    Sigma Delta Chi Honor Society

Author of books:
Making It Perfectly Clear (1980, nonfiction)


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