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American Jim LEHRER

born James Charles LEHRER

American journalist, novelist, screenwriter and playwright

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on May 19, 1934 in Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: on January 23, 2020 in Washington, D.C., United States


James Charles Lehrer was born on May 19, 1934, in Wichita, Kansas, the son of Lois Catherine (née Chapman), a teacher, and Harry Frederick Lehrer, a bus station manager. His paternal grandparents were German immigrants. His maternal grandfather was J. B. Chapman, a prominent Church of the Nazarene figure. He attended middle school in Beaumont, Texas, and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio, where he was a sports editor for the Jefferson Declaration. He graduated with an associate's degree from Victoria College, and a bachelor's degree in journalism from the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri in 1956.

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- Category Television & Radio Host - American