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DEF 14A
GRAHAM HOLDINGS CO filed this Form DEF 14A on 03/31/1994
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        and Secretary-Treasurer of the John M. Olin Foundation, Inc., a director
        and President of the Pinkerton Foundation. Mr. Gillespie also serves on
        the boards of a number of other foundations, educational institutions,
        and charitable organizations.
 
     DONALD E. GRAHAM
 

        Mr. Graham, age 48, has been Chairman of the Board of the Company since
        September 1993 and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since May 9,
        1991. Mr. Graham served as President of the Company between May 1991 and
        September 1993. He is also Publisher of The Washington Post, a position
        he has held since January 1979. Mr. Graham has been a Director of the
        Company since 1974 and is a member of the Finance and Executive
        Committees of the Board. He is the son of Katharine Graham, who is a
        Director and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Company. Mr.
        Graham is a director of the Newspaper Association of America and is a
        trustee of the Federal City Council and the Philip L. Graham Fund.

 
     KATHARINE GRAHAM
 
        Mrs. Graham, age 76, has been Chairman of the Executive Committee since
        September 1993. On September 9, 1993, Mrs. Graham stepped down as
        Chairman of the Board, a position she had held since 1973. By virtue of
        her ownership of 29.1% of the outstanding Class A Stock of the Company,
        her exclusive right to vote an additional 23.4% of such stock and her
        position as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Company, Mrs.
        Graham is a "control person" of the Company as defined by the Securities
        and Exchange Commission. Mrs. Graham has been a Director of the Company
        since 1957 and is a member of the Finance and Executive Committees of
        the Board. She is the mother of Donald E. Graham, who is a Director,
        Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and
        Publisher of The Washington Post and who succeeded her as Chief
        Executive Officer in May 1991 and as Chairman of the Board in September
        1993. Mrs. Graham is also a director of the Council for Aid to
        Education, a trustee of the Federal City Council, the Philip L. Graham
        Fund, the Reuters Founders Share Company Limited and the Urban
        Institute, a Life Trustee of the University of Chicago and an Honorary
        Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development and George Washington
        University.
 
     WILLIAM J. RUANE
 
        Mr. Ruane, age 68, has for more than six years been Chairman of the
        Board of Ruane, Cunniff & Co., Inc., an investment management firm, and
        Sequoia Fund, Inc., a mutual fund. He was elected a Director of the
        Company in September 1985 and is a member of
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