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Joseph Arthur Doyle

Joseph Arthur Doyle, American freelance sports writer. Licensed real estate and isn. salesman, Indiana. Named Man of Year, St. Joseph Valley Alumni Association, l966.

Background

  • Doyle, Joseph Arthur was born on October 1, 1920 in Shullsburg, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John Richard and Olive Bridgetta (Comiskey) Doyle.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Notre Dame, 1949.

    Career

    • Writer-editor South Bend (Indiana) Tribune, 1949-1951, sports editor, 1951-1981, emeritus sports editor and columnist, since 1981. Sports copy editor Tampa (Florida) Tribune, 1981-1985. Retired, 1985; freelance sports writer, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed real estate and isn. salesman, Indiana.

    Works

    • Author: Fighting Irish--A Century of Notre Dame Football, l987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President St. Joseph County Council for Retarded, l964-69. With United States Army Air Force, l943-46, European Theatre of Operations, lieutenant colonel United States Air Force Reserve retired. Member Football Writers American (president l979-80), University Club, Knights of Columbus, Elks.

    Connections

    • Married Juanita Pearl Lees, February 5, 1949 (divorced October 1985). Children: Roberta, John, Kathy, Mary, Gail, Nancy. Married Doris Ann Gapski Linville, November 15, 1985.

      Children: Mark Linville, Cheryl Linville.
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    • 1949
      University Notre Dame
    • 1949 - 1951
      Writer, -editor South Bend (Indiana) Tribune
    • 1951 - 1981
      Writer, -editor South Bend (Indiana) Tribune
    • 1981
      Writer, -editor South Bend (Indiana) Tribune
    • 1981 - 1985
      sports copy editor Tampa (Florida) Tribune
    • 1985
      retired
    • 1985
      freelance sports writer

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