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David Laventhol

AKA David Abram Laventhol

Born: 15-Jul-1933
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 8-Apr-2015
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of Times Mirror, 1987-93

Father: Jesse Laventhol (newspaper reporter)
Mother: Clare
Wife: Esther Coons (m. 1957, one son, one daughter)
Son: Peter
Daughter: Sarah

    High School: Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington, DC
    University: BA Literature, Yale University (1957)
    University: MA English, University of Minnesota (1960)
    Board of Visitors: Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (1995-)

    Committee to Protect Journalists Chairman (2002-05)
    Columbia Journalism Review Publisher (1999-2003)
    Times Mirror Co. Editor-at-Large (1994-98)
    The Los Angeles Times Publisher & CEO (1989-93)
    Times Mirror Co. President (1987-93)
    Newsday Publisher & CEO (1978-87)
    Newsday Editor (1970-78)
    Newsday Managing Editor (1969-70)
    Newsday Associate Editor (1969)
    The Washington Post Asst. Managing Editor, Style section progenitor (1966-69)
    The New York Herald Tribune (1963-66)
    St. Petersburg Times Reporter, News Editor (1957-63)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Century Association
    International Press Institute Chairman (past)
    Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles Chairman (past)
    National Parkinson's Foundation Board of Directors (past)
    Pulitzer Prize Chairman (past)
    United Negro College Fund Board of Directors (past)
    Risk Factors: Parkinson's

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