Newton Minow

About Newton Minow

Birth Day: January 17, 1926
Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI

Newton Minow

Newton Minow was born on January 17, 1926 in Milwaukee, WI. Former Chairman of the FCC who is forever remembered for calling television a vast wasteland.
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Popular As Newton Minow
Occupation Lawyer
Age 94 years old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Born January 17, 1926 (Milwaukee, WI)
Birthday January 17
Town/City Milwaukee, WI
Nationality WI

🌙 Zodiac

Newton Minow’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Newton Minow was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Former Chairman of the FCC who is forever remembered for calling television a vast wasteland.

Before Fame

He earned his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 1950.


He influenced the growth of television by passing the All-Channel Receiver Act in 1961.

Family Life

He got married to Josephine Baskin and the couple had three children together: Nell, Martha, and Mary.

Associated With

He hired Barack Obama to his law firm Sidley Austin LLP in 1988.

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