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Walter "Red" Smith
Birth: Sep. 25, 1905
Death: Jan. 15, 1982

Journalist. Born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and graduated from Notre Dame in 1927. He went to work for the Milwaukee "Sentinel" as a general assignment reporter. The next year he went to work for the St. Louis "Star", with his first sports assignment being a night football game. Later he worked for the Philadelphia "Record", where he formed a close friendship with Grantland Rice. In 1945 he moved to the New York "Herald-Tribune" and was the most widely syndicated sports columnist by 1954. In 1971 he joined the New York "Times" and in 1976 won the Pulitzer Prize. 
 
Burial:
Long Ridge Union Cemetery
Stamford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 27, 1998
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