Harry Reasoner Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Harry Reasoner (Harry, Reasoner)

Last Updated: 06 Oct, 2023 | Views: 336

Age: 68

Profession: Journalist

Other Profession(s): Commentator

Famous For: Journalist for CBS and ABC News

Higher Education: Stanford University University of Minnesota

Harry Reasoner Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
17 Apr, 1923 (68 Years 03 Months 20 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District
Dakota City

Birth Sign



Died on
06 Aug, 1991

Cause of Death
Blood Clot In The Brain

Harry Reasoner Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (profile/biography)
Harry Reasoner was born in 1923, in Dakota City, Iowa. Harry attended the University of Minnesota and had a degree in journalism in 1944. After serving in World War II, Reasoner returned to the University of Minnesota to earn a graduate degree in political science.
Harry Reasoner Career in Journalism:
After finishing school, Reasoner started his journalism career with a reporter position at the Minneapolis Times. He took his talents to CBS News in 1956 as a correspondent. Five years later in 1961 he jumped ship to ABC News and became a co-anchor of their evening news show, “ABC Evening News.”
In addition to his TV work, Reasoner was also a correspondent for “60 Minutes” and hosted multiple other shows like “The Reasoner Report” and “Calendar.” Loved by many, his reporting style was always straightforward and no-nonsense. His colleagues held him in high regard.
Harry Reasoner Later Career and Legacy:
In the 1980s, Reasoner returned to CBS News and co-anchored the evening news program, "CBS Evening News." He also hosted the prime-time news program, "West 57th," and continued to contribute to "60 Minutes."
Reasoner retired from broadcasting in 1991, and passed away in 1991 due to complications from pneumonia. He is remembered as one of the most respected and influential journalists of his time, and was posthumously inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 1993.
Harry Reasoner Personal Life:
Reasoner was a man of many accomplishments. To start, he married twice and had four kids. Those who knew him loved his dry wit and sense of humor. And let’s not forget that he loved the Minnesota Twins!

Harry Reasoner Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In Feet & Inches 5'10"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 81 kg
In Pounds 178 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Harry Reasoner Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Harry Ray Reasoner

Mother's Name
Eunice Nicholl

Lois Harriett Weber, Kathleen Carroll Reasoner

Not Known

Esther Reasoner

Not Known

Mary Ray Reasoner, Ann Reasoner-Bailey

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