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 Walter Hubert Annenberg

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Walter Hubert Annenberg

  • Birth 13 Mar 1908 Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 1 Oct 2002 Wynnewood, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California, USA
  • Plot Annenberg Estate, Rancho Mirage, Ca.
  • Memorial ID 14576374

Businessman. As a media magnate he controlled important properties in the newspaper, television, and magazine industries. Perhaps most significantly, he was responsible for the creation of "TV Guide", the largest circulation weekly magazine in the world, a magazine central to understanding television in America. He was also very active in the arena of American politics, and served as United States Ambassador to the Court of St. James. In his later life, Annenberg became renowned for his substantial philanthropic activities, which included significant donations to educational institutions and public television.

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  • Originally Created by: Reginald Reginald
  • Added: 11 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14576374
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Hubert Annenberg (13 Mar 1908–1 Oct 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14576374, citing Sunnyland, Annenberg Estate Grounds, Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .