Ron Cochran’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

September 20, 1912

Death Date

July 25, 1994

Age of Death

81 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Lake Worth, Florida, United States



The journalist Ron Cochran died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

ABC and CBS broadcast journalist who anchored the ABC Evening News from 1962 until 1965. He gave round-the-clock coverage of JFK’s assassination. 

He worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigations for two years, after which he joined a Boston radio station. 

He worked on a few CBS news and human interest-related programs, including Man of the Week and Answer, Please!

He was married to his wife Beulah Tracht for 56 years and together they had a son, Ronald W. Cochran, and a daughter, Judith Cochran-Smith.

He was succeeded by Peter Jennings who would host ABC’s evening newscast from 1965 until 1967, then again from 1983 until 2005.