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William Allen and Sallie White

(1868 - 1944)  (1869 - 1950)

  • He was born in Emporia, she in Kentucky
  • They bought Emporia Gazette in 1895
  • He knew and advised famous people, including U.S. presidents
  • He was known as "Sage of Emporia" for his editorials
  • He received two Pulitzer Prizes
  • Their home now William Allen White House State Historic Site

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