McDowell, Edwin 1935–2007

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McDowell, Edwin 1935–2007

(Edwin S. McDowell, Edwin Stewart McDowell)


See index for CA sketch: Born May 13, 1935, in Somers Point, NJ; died of complications from Alzheimer's disease July 10, 2007, in Bronxville, NY. Journalist, biographer, and novelist. After twelve years with the Arizona Republic and six with the Wall Street Journal, McDowell filed stories for the New York Times from 1978 until his retirement in 2004. His specialties at the Times included the seemingly disparate topics of business travel, real estate, and book publishing. In Arizona McDowell had worked as a widely traveled foreign correspondent and editorial-page editor; while there he also wrote a biography, Barry Goldwater: Portrait of an Arizonan (1964). He penned at least three novels, including Three Cheers and a Tiger (1966), To Keep Our Honor Clean (1980), and The Lost World (1988).



New York Times, July 13, 2007, p. C10.

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