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Katharine Graham

Katharine GrahamAKA Katharine Meyer

Born: 16-Jun-1917
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 17-Jul-2001
Location of death: Boise, ID
Cause of death: Accident - Fall
Remains: Buried, Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Washington Post publisher, 1966-79

Father: Eugene Meyer (publisher, bought the Post in 1933)
Mother: Agnes Meyer (educator, VP of the Post)
Husband: Philip L. Graham (m. 5-Jun-1940, d. 3-Aug-1963 suicide)
Daughter: Lally Weymouth (b. 1943)
Son: Donald E. Graham (b. 1945)
Son: William Welsh Graham (b. 1948)
Son: Stephen Meyer Graham (b. 1952)

    University: Vassar College (1934-6, dropout)
    University: University of Chicago (1938)

    The Washington Post Publisher (1966-79)
    The Washington Post Co. CEO (1963-73)
    Member of the Board of The Washington Post Co. Chairman (1973-91)
    Alfalfa Club 1994
    amfAR National Council
    Bilderberg Group
    Club of Rome
    Committee of 200
    Council on Foreign Relations
    National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Board of Directors
    Newspaper Association of America Chairman (past)
    Trilateral Commission
    Women's Campaign Forum
    Pentagon Papers Publisher
    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Pulitzer Prize for Biography 1998 for Personal History
    Library of Congress Living Legend 2000
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 9-Jul-2002
    National Women's Hall of Fame 2002
    Wedding: Bill Gates and Melinda French (1994)
    Hip Replacement Surgery Oct-1996
    Wedding: Alan Greenspan and Andrea Mitchell (1997)
    Funeral: Katharine Graham (2001)
    Graham Family

Author of books:
Personal History (1997, memoir)
Katharine Graham's Washington (2002)

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