Bartley, Robert LeRoy

Born: 1937 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 66 years of age.

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.




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