logo logo

John J. Daly

John J. Daly, American editor, association official. Recipient Sir Gallahad medal Utopian Club of Catholic U. American, 1927; named Virginia Catholic Layman of Year, Catholic War Veterans, 1950; Knight of St. Gregory, 1954; award Alumni Association Catholic University American, 1960; citation National Conference Christians and Jews, 1962.


  • Daly, John J. was born on August 31, 1905 in Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States. Son of Patrick H. and Mary (Brennan) Daly.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Catholic U. American, 1927. Doctor of Letters, Spring Hill College, Mobile, 1957.


    • City editor Naugatuck Daily News, 1930-1938, Waterbury (Connecticut) Republican, 1938-1946. Editor, general manager Catholic Virginian, official weekly newspaper Diocese Richmond, since 1946. Radio news commentator station WRBY, Waterbury, 1944-1946, station WRNL, Richmond, 1954-1956.

      President Catholic Press Association (United States and Canada), 1958-1960, also delegate White House Conference Children and Youth, 1960. Executive committee Richmond Committee Public Schools, since 1958. Chairman Brotherhood Week in Richmond, 1957.


    Member national council, public relations committee National United Service Organizations, since 1958. Member National Catholic U. Alumni Association (trustee 1950-1956), Catholic U. Alumnus Association (chairman education board 1950-1956), Virginia United Nations Association (board 1955-1957), Virginia Museum Fine Arts. Knights of Columbus (chairman public relations Virginia).

    Club: Press of Virginia.


    • Married Helen Fisk, June 30, 1930. Children: John Jay, Brian Fisk, Gerald Fisk.
    • father: Patrick H. Daly
    • mother: Mary (Brennan) Daly
    • spouse: Helen Fisk
    • children: John Jay Daly
    • Brian Fisk Daly
    • Gerald Fisk Daly
    See on larger map
    Died November 5, 1964
    (aged 59)