Vance Trimble

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Vance Harrison Trimble (July 6, 1913 – June 16, 2021) was an American journalist and writer. He was born in Harrison, Arkansas. He won the 1960 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.[1][2]

Trimble was known for his national reporting about nepotism and payroll abuse in the U.S. Congress. In his life, Trimble has worked in the newspaper business for over fifty years. Trimble was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame in 1974. He has published numerous books since his retirement.

Trimble turned 100 in July 2013. He lived in Wewoka, Oklahoma.[3] Trimble died on June 16, 2021 at the age of 107.[4]

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  1. "Vance Trimble Collection" (PDF). OU Library. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  2. "1960 Pulitzer Prizes". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  3. Anson, Karen. "Wewoka author, journalist is one of Oklahoma's hidden gems". News OK. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  4. Legendary editor of The Kentucky Post, author Vance Trimble, dies at age 107 in Wewoka, Oklahoma

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