Jim Lehrer’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 19, 1934

Death Date

Jan 23, 2020

Age of Death

85 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack



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

Biography - A Short Wiki

Author and journalist who once served as the executive editor of PBS NewsHour, a news program on PBS. He wrote the novel Short List in 1992.

He married his wife, fellow novelist Kate Lehrer, in 1960. They had three daughters together.



We have increasingly fewer and fewer journalists who have any military experience and understand what life is like in the military and in combat.


My Marine experience helped shape who I am now personally and professionally, and I am grateful for that on an almost daily basis.


There are very few really stark black and white stories.


You want to see an angry person? Let me hear a cell phone go off.


I’m a journalist and that’s what I do.