Anthony Lewis’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

March 27, 1927

Death Date

March 25, 2013

Age of Death

85 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States



The journalist Anthony Lewis died at the age of 85. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Pulitzer Prize Winner for National Reporting in 1963 for his coverage of the Supreme Court.

He was Managing Editor of the Harvard Crimson while attending Harvard University, where he graduated in 1948.

He was widely considered to have created the field of legal journalism in the U.S.

He had three children with his wife Linda Rannells, whom he divorced in 1982.

He received the Presidential Citizens Medal from President Bill Clinton in 2001.



East and West, most societies have come to believe that competition will produce more prosperity for more people than a planned economy. I share that belief.

Anthony Lewis

Over many years, the United States has worked to persuade and compel governments around the world to abide by the rules. By spurning our own rules, we put that effort at risk.

Anthony Lewis

Desperation is a fact of life in many poor, overcrowded countries.

Anthony Lewis

Even a competent lawyer may not be able to mount an adequate defense against the state, with all its resources, if he has next to nothing for investigation and effectively works for starvation wages.

Anthony Lewis

Congress has shortchanged not only foreign aid but foreign policy. A mistaken notion that diplomats are unimportant and hence undeserving of support grips conservative legislators, especially.

Anthony Lewis