Laurence Gerard O'Donnell was American managing editor. Trustee Holy Cross College, 1982-1990, advisory board since 2006; journalism advisory board Queens College/CUNY, 1989-2003; juror Pulitzer Prize, 1982, 83; board directors Interam. Press Association, 1986-2001. Member American Society Newspaper Editors. Member National advisory committee, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, since 2002.
O'Donnell, Laurence Gerard was born on June 30, 1935 in Brooklyn. Son of Thomas Edward and Dorothy (Clark) O'D.
Reporter Wall Street Journal, New York City, 1958-1966, chief Detroit Bureau, 1966-1974, assistant managing editor, 1974-1977, managing editor, 1977-1983. Associate editor Dow Jones & Company, Inc., 1983-1990, consultant, 1991-1999. President Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, 1988-1993, board directors.