Harold Ross

Born Nov 6, 1892

Harold Wallace Ross was an American journalist and founder of The New Yorker magazine, which he edited from the magazine's inception in 1925 to his death.

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1892 Birth Born on November 6, 1892.


1918 25 Years Old In World War I, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Eighteenth Engineers Railway Regiment. In France, he edited the regimental journal and went to Paris to work for the Stars and Stripes, serving from February 1918 to April 1919. … Read More


1925 32 Years Old It was while editing these magazines that Ross envisioned a new journal of metropolitan sensibilities and a sophisticated tone. This would be The New Yorker. The first issue was dated February 21, 1925. … Read More


1951 59 Years Old Died on December 6, 1951.
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