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Turner Catledge

Born: 17-Mar-1901
Birthplace: Ackerman, MS
Died: 27-Apr-1983
Location of death: New Orleans, LA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: New York Times editor

Father: Lee Catledge
Mother: Willie Catledge
Sister: Bessie
Wife: Mildred Turpin Catledge (m. 19-Mar-1931, sep. 1949, div. 1958)
Daughter: Mildred Lee Sampson (b. 1932)
Daughter: Ellen Douglas Catledge (b. 1936)
Wife: Abby Ray Izzard (m. 15-Feb-1958, d. 15-Oct-2007)

    High School: Philadelphia High School, Philadelphia, MS (1918)
    University: Mississippi A&M University (1922)

    The New York Times Managing Editor (1943-70)
    The Chicago Sun Editor (1941-43)
    The New York Times (1929-41)
    Memphis Commercial Appeal (1924-29)
    Memphis Press (five weeks, 1924)
    Tupelo Journal
    Tunica Times
    Neshoba Democrat (age 14)

Author of books:
My Life and The Times (1971, memoir)

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