Philanthropist, former Star Tribune publisher John Cowles Jr. dies at 82
Published 03/19/2012, Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — John Cowles Jr., former publisher and chairman of the Star Tribune newspapers and a philanthropist who helped shape the cultural community of the Twin Cities by pushing for facilities like the Guthrie Theater and the Metrodome, has died. He was 82.Word count: 789
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