Al Delugach

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Albert Lawrence Delugach (October 27, 1925 – January 4, 2015) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter. He began his career with The Kansas City Star in 1951. He retired from his last newspaper, the Los Angeles Times, in 1989. In 1969, he shared the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting with fellow reporter Denny Walsh of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat for their campaign exposing corruption within a St. Louis labor union . In 1984, he shared the Gerald Loeb Award for Spot News for their coverage of the death of gold trader Alan D. Saxon.[1][2]

Delugach died of mesothelioma in January 2015 in Los Feliz, Los Angeles. He was 89.[3]


  1. ^ "Times writers Delugach, Soble get Loeb Award". Los Angeles Times. CIII (122). April 3, 1984. p. 2 Part IV. Retrieved February 15, 2019 – via
  2. ^ "Articles by a Post Reporter Win '84 Gerald Loeb Award". The Wall Street Journal. 107 (128). April 11, 1984. p. F5. ISSN 0190-8286.
  3. ^ "Al Delugach, Pulitzer-winning investigative journalist, dies at 89". Los Angeles Times. January 6, 2015. Retrieved January 9, 2015.