Robert C. Bergenheim

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Robert Carlton Bergenheim (January 19, 1924 – June 5, 2010) was an American journalist and editor who founded the Boston Business Journal, which published its first issue on March 2, 1981.[1] He also served as the publisher of the now defunct Boston Herald American during the 1970s.[1]

Bergenheim was raised in Dorchester, Massachusetts.[1] He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1944 during World War II, serving in the Pacific theater.[1] He was selected for a fellowship from the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, where he graduated in 1954.[1] Bergenheim began his career at The Christian Science Monitor.[1]

Robert Bergenheim died at his home in Naples, Florida, of several health complications on June 5, 2010, at the age of 86.[1] He was survived by his wife, the former Elizabeth McKee, whom he married in 1947; two daughters, Carol and Kristine; four sons, Robert, Roger, Ronald, and Michael; a granddaughter; and four grandsons. His fifth son, Richard, died in 2008.[1] Richard was the editor in chief of The Christian Science Monitor' from 2005-2008.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Stickgold, Emma (2010-06-10). "Robert Bergenheim; founded Boston Business Journal". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 2010-06-26.

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