The Press: Grasty

An editor and a publisher who left his mark in several American cities, Charles Henry Grasty, died in London at the age of 60. His was the story, not of a reporter who wanted to be a publisher, but of a publisher who preferred to be a reporter. It was as a reporter, as "editorial correspondent" of The New York Times, that he died.

Born in Virginia, educated in Missouri, Mr. Grasty became Managing Editor of the Kansas City Times, a post that held him five years and gave him his grounding.

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