Earl Wilson– How Did the Journalist Die?

Earl Wilson died at age 79, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding journalist Earl Wilson's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

American journalist best known for his syndicated column It Happened Last Night (later titled Last Night With Earl Wilson). In 1971 his book The Show Business Nobody Knows was published and chronicled the Broadway scene of his day.

He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Ohio State University in 1931 and his column for the New York Post began in 1942.

He appeared in several films as himself, including Copacabana and A Face in the Crowd.

How did Earl Wilson die?

Earl Wilson's death was caused by heart attack.

He was 70. The cause was a heart attack, said Jim Martin, the executive director of the Baseball Assistance Team, which provides financial aid to former baseball figures. Wilson served as the organization’s president from 2000 through 2004 and headed its grants committee at his death.

Information about the death of Earl Wilson
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death79 years
BirthdayMay 3, 1907
Death dateJanuary 16, 1987
Place of deathSouthfield, Michigan, United States
Place of burialN/A


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"Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?"

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