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Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911



  • Existence: 1847 - 1911

biographical statement

Wikipedia, Sept. 1, 2011 (Joseph Pulitzer; Politzer József; b. April 10, 1847 in Makó, Hungary; emigrated to the United States in 1864; served in the cavalry; took a job as a reporter for the Westliche Post in St. Louis, Missouri, 1868; elected to the state legislature, 1869; purchased the St. Louis Dispatch and the St. Louis Post, merging the papers to form the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1879; purchased the New York World newspaper, 1883; d. October 29, 1911 on his yacht in Charleston Harbor, Charleston, S.C.)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Julia Ward Howe letter to Joseph Pulitzer

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3309

One holograph letter from Julia Ward Howe to Joseph Pulitzer.

Dates: 1906 September 12