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Thomas Joseph Kiernan

Thomas Joseph Kiernan, Irish foundation executive.

Background

  • Kiernan, Thomas Joseph was born on November 9, 1897 in Dublin, Ireland. Son of Francis and Catherine (Hurley) Kiernan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, National U. Ireland, 1919, Master of Arts, 1920. Doctor of Philosophy, University England, 1929.

    Career

    • Inspector taxes Irish Inland Revenue, 1919-1924. Counsellor High communications of Ireland, London, 1924-1935. Director-general of broadcasting, Ireland, 1935-1941.

      Minister plenipotentary to Holy See, 1941-1946. Ambassador to Australia, 1946-1955, to Federal Republic of Germany, 1955-1957, to Canada, 1957-1960, to United States of America, 1960-1964. President American Irish Foundation, Inc., New York City, since 1964.

      Author: British War Finances, 1920. A Study in National Finance, 1923. Financial Administration of Ireland, 1930.

      Irish Exiles in Australia, 1954. Pope Pius XII, 1958; The White Hound, 1962. Address: 147 E. 50th St., New York City 10022.

    Works

    • Author: British War Finances, 1920. A Study in National Finance, 1923. Financial Administration of Ireland, 1930.

      Irish Exiles in Australia, 1954. Pope Pius XII, 1958
    • The White Hound, 1962.

    Connections

    • Married Delia Murphy, February 20, 1924. Children: Blon (Mistress.
    • father: Francis Kiernan
    • mother: Catherine (Hurley) Kiernan
    • spouse: Delia Murphy
    • child: Blon (Mrs Kiernan
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    Born November 9, 1897
    Died December 27, 1967
    (aged 70)
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