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Bartley, Robert LeRoy

Born: 1937 AD
Died: 2003 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Journalist

Robert Leroy Bartley earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Iowa State University.

Earned his master’s degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin.

1962 – Work as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, working in the newspaper’s Chicago and Philadelphia bureaus.

1964-1972 – Bartley joined the editorial section and within eight years, became the editorial page editor.

1972-1979 – He was named editorial page editor of The Wall Street Journal.

1979-2002 – Served as editor of The Wall Street Journal.

1980 – Won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing.

1983 – Became a Vice President of Dow Jones & Co.

2001 – Bartley retired but Bartley continued to write the weekly column, "Thinking Things Over,” and penned "The Seven Fat Years: And How to Do It Again," a book on the economic policy of the Reagan administration.

2003 – Robert Leroy Bartley died on the 10th of December because of cancer.