John Chancellor

John William Chancellor (1927 - 1996)

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John William Chancellor
Born in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USAmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
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Died in Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, USAmap
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Father: Estill Marion "Jack" Chancellor
Mother: Mollie Barrett

John William Chancellor was an American journalist who spent most of his career with NBC News. He served as anchor of the NBC Nightly News from 1970 to 1982 and continued to do editorials and commentaries for NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw until 1993.

Married Constance Lee Herbert on 11 Oct 1950 in Cook, Illinois, USA.[1]

Married Barbara Upshaw on 24 Jan 1958 in Cook, Illinois, USA.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Cook County, Illinois Marriage Index, 1930-1960,"

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John Chancellor at The White House.
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