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Denny Jay Walsh


Denny Jay Walsh, American reporter. Recipient Con Lee Kelliher award St. Louis chapter Sigma Delta Chi, 1962; award American Political Science Association, 1963; award Sigma Delta Chi, 1968; Pulitzer prize special local reporting, 1969; 1st prize San Francisco Press Club, 1977; Beacon award for lifetime achievement, 1st Amendment Coalition, 2004. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1954-1958.


Walsh, Denny Jay was born on November 23, 1935 in Omaha. Son of Gerald Jerome and Muriel (Morton) Walsh.


Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1962.


Staff writer St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1961-1968. Assistant editor Life magazine, New York City, 1968-1970, associate editor, 1970-1973. Reporter New York Times, 1973-1974, Sacramento Bee, since 1974.


Served with United States Marine Corps, 1954-1958.


Married Peggy Marie Moore, February 12, 1966. Children from previous marriage: Catherine Camille, Colleen Cecile. 1 son, Sean Joseph.