12/31/2009 11:34 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

John Wilke, Wall Street Journal Reporter, Dies

WASHINGTON -- John R. Wilke, a 20-year veteran of The Wall Street Journal known for incisive reporting on the intersection of business and politics, died of cancer Friday afternoon at his Bethesda, Md., home.

Mr. Wilke, 54 years old, was a member of the Journal's Washington bureau.

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