Newbold Noyes Jr., 79, Ex-Editor Of The Washington Evening Star - December 18, 1997

Born: August 10, 1918
Newbold Noyes Jr., who as editor of The Washington Evening Star from 1963 to 1975 was the last member of four generations of his family to lead the newspaper, died yesterday in Sorrento, Me. He was 79. The Noyes family co-owned The Star from 1867 to 1975, when control of its parent company was sold to Joe L. Allbritton, a Houston businessman. The paper ceased publication in 1981.