Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Ex-Publisher of NY Times, Dies At 86

09/29/2012 - 20:00

Former New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, who was publisher of the newspaper for 34 years beginning in 1963, has died.

Sulzberger died Saturday at his home in New York after a long illness, at the age of 86.

Sulzberger's family bought the newspaper in 1896; his son Arthur Sulzberger Jr. took over from him as publisher in 1992, and as chairman in 1997.

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