Al Neuharth

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Allen Harold "Al" Neuharth (March 22, 1924 – April 19, 2013) was an American businessman, author, and columnist. He was known for being the founder of USA Today.

Neuharth was born on March 22, 1924 in Eureka, South Dakota. He studied at the University of South Dakota.

Neuharth was married to Loretta F. Helgeland from 1946 until they divorced in 1973. Then he was married to Lori Wilson from 1973 until they divorced in 1980. Then he was married to Rachel Fornes from c. 1980 until his death in 2013. He had three children and six adopted children.

Neuharth died on April 19, 2013 in his home in Cocoa Beach, Florida from complications of a fall, aged 89.[1]

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  1. "USA TODAY founder Al Neuharth dies at 89". USA Today. Retrieved 19 April 2013.

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