Ohio’s Oldest Working Newspaper Reporter Turns 92

By: E & P Staff

Veterans Day marks the 92nd birthday for the oldest journalist still working for an Ohio newspaper.

Pershing “Persh” Rohrer was born in Cumberland, Md., on Nov. 11, 1918. Rohrer continues to cover golf and bowling for the Record-Courier in northeast Ohio’s Portage County, 21 years after retiring from full-time status. He first joined the paper’s predecessor in 1952. 

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