James Russell Wiggins

James Russell Wiggins net worth and salary: James Russell Wiggins is a Journalist who has a net worth of $1.7 Million. James Russell Wiggins was born in in December 4, 1903. Longtime Washington Post editor who took the paper from relative obscurity to national prominence.
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Popular As James Russell Wiggins
Occupation Journalist
Age 117 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born December 4, 1903 (Minnesota)
Birthday December 4
Town/City Minnesota
Nationality Minnesota

🌙 Zodiac

James Russell Wiggins’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

James Russell Wiggins was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.


Longtime Washington Post editor who took the paper from relative obscurity to national prominence.

Before Fame

Joining the Post as a managing editor in 1947, he became executive editor in 1955 and from 1960 to 1968 he led both its news and editorial sides.


At the start of the Vietnam War he used the Post's editorial pages to proclaim support for American operations in the region, saying it was necessary to oppose Communism.

Family Life

He had one daughter with his wife, Mabel.

Associated With

A strong supporter of President Lyndon B. Johnson's Vietnam policy, he was rewarded with an ambassadorial post to the United Nations just before his planned retirement from the post.

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