Goodloe Sutton (born in 1939) is an American Former Journalist, Owner, Editor, and Publisher of The Democrat-Reporter from Linden, Alabama. On February 14, 2019, he penned an editorial titled “Klan needs to ride again“. Furthermore, Sutton called for the return of the KKK to clean out Washington D.C. with lynching.
The Klan is an American white supremacist hate group. Moreover, Goodloe received a lot of hate for his article. On Tuesday afternoon, February 19, 2019, the University of Southern Mississippi’s journalism department removed him from the Journalism Hall of Fame.
In addition, they stated that the University has excluded an Alabama newspaper editor from its Hall of Fame after controversial news.
The editorial headed to calls on Sutton to resign by Senator Doug Jones. In fact, many other local politicians said that they were not shocked by the comments. Goodloe Sutton’s post was first seen and shared by the student-run Auburn Plainsman.
Moreover, in the past, Sutton was previously criticized for writing racist headlines. But those articles did not get as much notice.
Earlier, he wrote about NFL players taking a knee in a 2017 editorial. The article stated very shocking statements about slaves donning master’s robes.
Profile, Parents & Early Life
This editor was born in 1939 in Linden, Alabama, United States. At present, Goodloe Sutton’s age is 79 years old. His newspaper “The Democrat-Reporter” is a local weekly newspaper in Linden.
It was founded from the merger of the Linden Reporter and the Marengo Democrat in 1911. Furthermore, Goodloe inherited the company from his father in 1985. The former journalist graduated from The University of Southern Mississippi.
Moreover, his wife, Jean Sutton, was also the student of Southern Miss. They tied the knot with each other a while back. The couple also shared children together but we have no information about them.
In addition, Jean also worked as a journalist. Goodloe and his spouse started their career at “The Student Printz”. Sutton worked as an executive editor and Jean was a business manager. In 2003, Mrs. Sutton passed away due to health issues.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Goodloe Sutton.|
|Profession||Former Journalist, Owner, Editor, and Publisher of The Democrat-Reporter.|
|In the news for||publishing a controversial article about the return of KKK.|
|Age (As of 2018)||79 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1939.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Linden, Alabama, United States.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||not available.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Current Residence||Linden, Alabama, United States.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 175 cm.
Meters: 1.75 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 79 Kg.
Pounds: 174 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||42-34-38.|
|Shoe Size (US)||8.|
|Tattoo details?||Will Update.|
|Parents||Father: Name not available.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Jean Sutton.|
|Son||Name not available.|
|College/ University||The University of Southern Mississippi.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Tom Hanks.
Actress: Meryl Streep.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$1.2 Million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Annual Income & Earnings||Under Review.|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Goodloe Sutton
- He and his former partner joined The Democrat-Reporter in 1964. Goodloe worked as editor and Jean was a reporter.
- They also established and owned various local newspapers in Camden, Demopolis, Thomasville, and Sumter County.
- Financial Details: The estimated Net worth of Goodloe Sutton is $1.2 million US Dollars.
- Sutton also remained a Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce member.
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- Moreover, in 2005, he pleaded guilty to driving under the influence.
- Later, the publisher said that he arrested because of his paper’s writing on local corruption in the sheriff’s office.
- His height is 5 Feet 8 Inches (175 centimeters) and weighs 79 kilograms (174 Pound) approximately.