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James Proctor Meagher

James Proctor Meagher, American editor. Member Society Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

  • Meagher, James Proctor was born on June 2, 1935 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of Edmund Joseph and Pauline Marie (Proctor) Meagher.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Notre Dame, 1957.

    Career

    • Copy editor Chicago Tribune Company, 1959-1961. Staff writer National Observer, Washington, 1961-1962, news editor Silver Spring, Maryland, 1962-1965, senior editor, 1965-1976, assistant managing editor, 1976-1977. Associate editor Barron's Business and Finance Weekly, New York City, 1977-1978, news editor, 1978-1982, assistant managing editor, 1982-1986, deputy editor, 1986-1992, managing editor, 1992-1993, editor, 1993-1995.

      Executive editor Dow Jones Magazine Group, 1995—2002. Independent editorial consultant, since 2002. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1957-1959.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Society Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Marie Therese Lyman, September 12, 1959. Children: Kathleen Ann Raffa, Christopher James.
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    • 1957
      University Notre Dame
    • 1959 - 1961
      Copy editor Chicago Tribune Company
    • 1961 - 1962
      staff writer, National Observer
      Washington, United States
    • 1962 - 1965
      staff writer, National Observer
      Maryland, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      associate, editor Barron's Business and Finance Weekly
    • 1978 - 1982
      associate, editor Barron's Business and Finance Weekly
    • 1986 - 1992
      associate, editor Barron's Business and Finance Weekly
    • 1992 - 1993
      associate, editor Barron's Business and Finance Weekly
    • 1993 - 1995
      associate, editor Barron's Business and Finance Weekly
    • 1995 - 2002
      executive, editor Dow Jones Magazine Group
    • 2002
      independent editorial consultant
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