David Laventhol, newspaper editor and publisher, dies at 81
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Some of the early shapers of the Style section, circa 1969. From left: David Lawrence, Jim Truitt, Elsie Carper and David Laventhol. (The Washington Post)
April 9 at 7:47 PM

David Laventhol, a onetime publisher of the Los Angeles Times and Newsday, who had a major role in shaping the development of the Style section as an editor at The Washington Post in the 1960s, died April 8 at his home in New York City. He was 81.

He had complications from Parkinson’s disease, said Steven L. Isenberg, a longtime colleague and the former publisher of New York Newsday.

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