Kate Lehrer (Jim Lehrer Wife)Bio, Age, Husband (Dead), Children, Net Worth, Books
Kate Lehrer Biography
This is what you need to know about Kate Lehrer, an American writer, novelist and book reviewer from Washington, D.C., and a panelist on the Diane Rehm Book Club on National Public Radio. She is also known for being the wife of the late Jim Lehrer, a fellow writer, and journalist. The couple married in from 1960 until Jim Lehrer’s death on January 23, 2020.
Kate Lehrer Age
Kate Tom Staples was born on December 17, 1937, in Waco, Texas, US. She is 84 years old asof 2021.
Kate Lehrer Husband
Lehrer was married to Jim Lehrer, a fellow writer, and journalist from 1960 to January 23, 2020. Together they have three children.
Jim Lehrer Death (Kate Lehrer Husband‘s Death)
Jim Lehrer passed away on January 24, 2020, at the age of 85 according to PBS’ report. The retired PBS anchorman who for 36 years gave public television viewers a substantive alternative to network evening news programs with in-depth reporting, interviews, and analysis of world and national affairs. Jim started his PBS career in the 1970s.
Kate Lehrer Children
Kate and Jim Lehrer have three children and among them is Lucy Tom Lehrer their daughter.
Kate Lehrer Net Worth
Kate and Jim Lehrer have an estimated net worth of $100K – $250K U.S dollars.
Kate Lehrer Family and Education
Lehrer was born Kate Tom Staples in Waco, Texas, and she is the only child of Thomas Malcolm Staples, a county extension agent, and Lucy Joplin, a social worker. She went to Texa Christian University where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta.
Kate Lehrer Books – Writing Work
Lehrer has written four novels and also numerous short stories, essays, and book reviews. In 1987, she published her first novel, Best Intentions. In 1993, her second novel, When They Took Away the Man in the Moon came out. Out of Eden, which won the Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Novel, was published in 1996. Confessions of a Bigamist: A Novel, described by the Washington Post as whimsical and droll, was published in 2004.
Publishers Weekly describes her writing style as intelligent and mannered. The Washington Post characterizes her work as fitting into “the burgeoning category of chicklit.” Lehrer was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree by McDaniel College in 2004.