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Howell Raines

Howell RainesAKA Howell Hiram Raines

Born: 5-Feb-1943
Birthplace: Birmingham, AL

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Executive editor, NYT, resigned

Former executive editor for the New York Times, forced to resign in 2003 after it was revealed that reporter Jayson Blair was fabricating parts of stories.

Father: W. S. Raines ("Wattie Simeon", b. 21-Sep-1907, d. 6-Oct-2002)
Mother: Bertha Estelle Walker (b. 1-Jan-1907, d. 23-Nov-2002)
Sister: Mary Jo Raines Dean
Brother: Jerry W. Raines
Wife: Susan Woodley (m. 22-Mar-1969, div., two sons)
Son: Ben (b. 1970)
Son: Jeff (b. 1972)
Wife: Krystyna Anna Stachowiak (Polish, m. Mar-2003)

    University: BA, Birmingham-Southern College (1964)
    University: MA, University of Alabama (1973)

    The New York Times Executive Editor (2001-03, resigned over scandal)
    The New York Times Editorial Page Editor (1993-2001)
    The New York Times Washington Bureau Chief (1988-93)
    The New York Times London Bureau Chief (1987-88)
    The New York Times Depy. Editor, Washington (1985-87)
    The New York Times White House Correspondent (1982-85)
    The New York Times National Political Correspondent (1981-82)
    The New York Times Atlanta Bureau Chief (1979-81)
    The New York Times National Correspondent, Atlanta (1978-79)
    Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing 1992 for Grady's Gift

    4 Little Girls (9-Jul-1997) · Himself

Author of books:
Whiskey Man (1977)
My Soul Is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered (1983)
Fly Fishing Through the Midlife Crisis (1993)
The One That Got Away: A Memoir (2006)

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