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Date of Birth: 1931 , October-31
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch

Quick Timeline of Dan Rather

1931 Wharton, Texas, United States
1959 from John H. Reagan High School Houston
1959 from John H. Reagan High School Houston
2008 appeared award-winning documentary Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story
2012 Published a books Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News
1950 began his career Associated Press Reporter
1959 with Jean Goebel

Detail Timeline of Dan Rather

October 31 , 1931

Wharton, Texas, United States

Dan Rather was born on  October 31, 1931,  in Wharton County, Texas. He is the son of   Daniel Irvin Rather, Sr., a ditch digger and the former Byrl Veda Page. He is only one son of his parents. He was raised in Houston, where Dan attended Love Elementary School and Hamilton Middle School.

1959

from John H. Reagan High School Houston

In 1959, he completed his graduation from John H. Reagan High School in Houston and did his bachelor's degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in 1953, where he was editor of the school newspaper “ The Houstonian”. He also briefly attended South Texas College of Law in Houston, which has awarded him an honorary Juris Doctor in the year 1990.

1959

from John H. Reagan High School Houston

In 1959, he completed his graduation from John H. Reagan High School in Houston and did his bachelor's degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in 1953, where he was editor of the school newspaper “ The Houstonian”. He also briefly attended South Texas College of Law in Houston, which has awarded him an honorary Juris Doctor in the year 1990.

2008

appeared award-winning documentary Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story

Rather appears in the 2008 award-winning documentary "Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story". He has been referenced in the television shows, such as Saturday Night Live (SNL) and Family Guy has appeared and worked for   many feature films as well. 

2012

Published a books Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News

 He has also published books named,  Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News,  The Camera Never Blinks, The American Dream: Stories from the Heart …, Deadlines & Datelines, The palace guard, Profiles in Journalism, I remember.

1950

began his career Associated Press Reporter

As an Associated Press Reporter, he started his journalism career in the year 1950 in Huntsville, Texas and later he was hired as a reporter for United Press several Texas radio stations, from  1950 to 1958 and the Houston Chronicle (1954–1955). 

1959

with Jean Goebel

Rather is a married man and he married Jean Goebel sometimes in 1957. The couple has a son and a daughter, together. He is currently 85 years old and his married relationship with his wife is very strong till today's date. We here no rumor of their divorce or separation.

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Rather appears in the 2008 award-winning documentary "Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story". He has been referenced in the television shows Saturday Night Live, Family Guy and many other films. He has also published some books named,  Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News,  The Camera Never Blinks, The American Dream: Stories from the Heart …, Deadlines & Datelines, The palace guard, Profiles in Journalism, I remember.

Dan Rather belongs to white ethnicity and holds an  American nationality. He is at 5’11 inches tall. As an Associated Press Reporter, Rather started his journalism career in the year 1950 in Huntsville, Texas and later, he started working as a reporter for United Press several Texas radio stations, from  1950 to 1958 he was also a reporter for Houston Chronicle for one short year from 1954 to 1955.  Rather is a married man and he got married sometimes in 1957.  His wife's name is  Jean Goebel, the couple has a son and a daughter, together. His age is currently 85 years old and earns a healthy salary and his estimated net worth is  U.S $ 70 million. He is active on social sites like Facebook and Twitter.