Facts of Sander Vanocur

Date of Birth : 1928-01-08
Age : 91 years old
Family Name : Sander Vanocur
Birth Place : Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Birth Sign : Capricorn
Height : 5 Feet 6 Inch
Weight : 82 KG
Nationality : American
Ethnicity : White
Salary : $85000
Net Worth : $500 thousand
Hair Color : White
Eye Color : Hazel

Short Statistics of Sander Vanocur

Is Sander Vanocur married? Married
How many children does Sander Vanocur have? 3 Childrens
Who is Sander Vanocur spouse/partner? Edith Vanocur
Is Sander Vanocur Dating Someone? Edith Vanocur
Is Sander Vanocur LGBTQ?

Who was Sander Vanocur?

Sander “Sandy” Vanocur was a television newsman and a longtime NBC News correspondent. He played a significant role in reporting significant historic political event ranging from the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Movement; President John F. Kennedy rise to power and political campaign and his assassination. 

Sander Vanocur: Birthday, Family, Facts

Sander was born as Alexander Vinocur on January 8, 1928, in Cleveland, Ohio and was 91 at the time of his death. Sanders was raised by his parents, Louis, and Rose Vinocur before they divorced in 1941. His father was a lawyer. After the divorce, his mother took him and his sister, Roberta, to Illinois and changed their name to Vanocur as she was still mad at her former husband. 

Sander held American citizenship and had Russian Jewish ethnicity. He was enrolled at the Western Military Academy and graduated in 1946. Later, he graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Communications. He further studied at the London School of Economics in 1951 and 1952. 

Cause of Death and Funeral Details

Sander Vanocur passed away on September 16, 2019, after long-suffering from Dementia. The television newsman and a longtime NBC correspondent took his final breath at his home in Santa Barbara, California Monday at age 91. 

He was the last surviving panelist who took the role of questioning Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon in Americas first televised presidential debate, on September 26, 1960. 

Early Profession and Career

Sander started his career on television after joining NBC News in the late 1950s. Throughout his career, he reported many of history significant event. He served as a panelist for the first presidential debate to be televised in America. 

He also covered the Kennedy White House, accompanied the first lady Jacqueline Kennedy on many tours, U.S. military involvement in Vietnam and also covered the Civil Right Movement in America. He interviewed the famous personality of the ’60s, Martin Luther King Jr. Likewise, in 1963 he took an in-depth interview with the President F. Kennedy moments before his death and later covered the news after his assassination. 

Sander Vancour: Net Worth and Salary 

One of Nixon’s staff discovered that Sander and Macneil’s were earning a salary of $85,000 and $65,000 back in the late ’60s. Before death, Sander’s net worth was estimated at $500 thousand.

Sander Vancour: Dating, Girlfriend, Affairs

Sander was firstly married to a fashion designer, Edith Pick, on March 3, 1956. From his first marriage, he became the father of two sons, Nicholas and Christopher Vanocur. Like his father, Christopher is also involved in the news business and works as a television news reporter. Before, he worked as a news anchor in Salt Lake City. Sadly, his son, Nicholas, passed away in 2015. 

Unfortunately, his first wife, Edith, passed away in April of 1975. Sander remarried his second wife, Virginia Backus Wood on December 19, 1975. From his second marriage, he became the father to his step-daughter, Daphne Wood Hicks. 

Sander held an American nationality and came from Russian Jewish descent. 

Sander Vancour: Height, Weight, and Body Size

Sander had a height of 5 feet and 6 inches and a weight of 82 kg at the time of his death. He had hazel eyes color.

Social Media Profiles

Sander had no social media accounts. He had no twitter nor Facebook or Instagram.