William Allen White

In 1895 William Allen White bought and began running his hometown newspaper, the Emporia Gazette. Several U.S. presidents were guests of White. He was known as "the sage of Emporia." White received two Pulitzer Prizes and a children's book award is named for him.
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( Kansas Historical Society / September 15, 2011 )

In 1895 William Allen White bought and began running his hometown newspaper, the Emporia Gazette. Several U.S. presidents were guests of White. He was known as "the sage of Emporia." White received two Pulitzer Prizes and a children's book award is named for him.

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