John G. Morris

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John Godfrey Morris (December 7, 1916 – July 28, 2017) was an American picture editor and an important figure in the history of photojournalism. He was born in Maple Shade, New Jersey. He worked for the weekly picture magazine Life throughout World War II.[1]

Morris died on July 28, 2017 in Paris of heart failure at the age of 100.[2]

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  1. "Ideas & Trends: Giving Outrage a Face; Breaking a Taboo, Editors Turn to Images of Death". The New York Times. October 25, 1998. Retrieved January 27, 2011.
  2. Grundberg, Andy (July 28, 2017). "John G. Morris, Renowned Photo Editor in the Thick of History, Dies at 100" – via

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