In Memoriam: Jacob Terrell Jr.

From the Post:

    Jacob B. Terrell Jr., 73, who retired as assistant vice president for circulation from The Washington Post in 1990 and later started a newspaper consulting business, died of a cardiac arrhythmia July 13 at Fort Washington Hospital.

    Mr. Terrell broke several barriers and was a landmark figure in newspaper circulation, said Donald E. Graham, chairman of the board of The Washington Post Co. Mr. Terrell was one of the highest-ranking American African circulation managers in the country.