Lee Stratton Anderson, former publisher of the Chattanooga Free Press and one of the longest-serving newspapermen in the nation, died in Atlanta early this morning at age 90.

Anderson was a widely known and respected conservative voice, patriot, Christian and civic leader.

Anderson was "a true gentlemen and a great newspaperman," said Walter E. Hussman Jr., publisher of the Chattanooga Times Free Press and chairman of WEHCO Media.

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