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Paul A. Tierney

Paul A. Tierney, American newspaper editor. Decorated Croix de Guerre. Director Queens Borough Chamber of Commerce, National Conference of Christians and Jews, Boys Club of Queens; trustee St. John's Hospital, Long Island City. Served with United States Army ambulance service with French Army, 1917-1919.

Background

  • Tierney, Paul A. was born on July 4, 1894 in Newburg, New York, United States. Son of Dennis George and Mary Frances (Delaney) Tierney.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Christian Brothers School. Graduate, New York University.

    Career

    • Reporter New York Globe, 1915, Brooklyn Eagle, Newark News. Managing editor Long Island Daily Press, 1923. City editor Brooklyn Standard Union, 1924-1928.

      With New York Post, 1928-1949, managing editor, 1942-1947, executive editor, 1947-1949. Public relations officer State University of New York, 1949-1951. Joined Staten Island Newhouse Newspapers, 1952.

      Executive editor Newark Star Ledger, 1952-1953, Staten Island Advance, 1954. Editor Long Island Star Journal, Long Island City, New York, from 1955.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Director Queens Borough Chamber of Commerce, National Conference of Christians and Jews, Boys Club of Queens. Trustee St. John's Hospital, Long Island City. Served with United States Army ambulance service with French Army, 1917-1919.

    Connections

    • Married Rita J. Donohue, June 6, 1923. Children: Margaret Mary, Paula Anne, Paul Thomas.
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    • 1915
      Reporter New York Globe
    • 1923
      managing editor Long Island Daily Press
    • 1924 - 1928
      city editor Brooklyn Standard Union
    • 1928 - 1949
      with New York Post
    • 1942 - 1947
      with New York Post
    • 1949 - 1951
      public relations officer, State University of New York
    • 1952
      joined Staten Island Newhouse Newspapers
    • 1952 - 1953
      executive, editor Newark Star Ledger
    • 1954
      executive, editor Newark Star Ledger
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