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James Patrick Dolan

James Patrick Dolan, American investment banker, editor, publisher. Recipient two Charles E. Green Headliner awards, 1973, 74, eighteen San Antonio Press Club awards, 1971-1982, two Fund for Investigative Journalism grants, 1975, 76, Ouststanding Alumni Award, 1997, Entrepreneur of the Year Award, 2001, Upper Midwest Region Evast and Young Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame, 2002.


  • Dolan, James Patrick was born on June 13, 1949 in Trinidad, Colorado, United States. Son of Andrew Patrick and Ethel Josephine (Riggs) Dolan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Journalism, University Oklahoma, 1971.


    • Reporter, executive editor Express News Corporation, San Antonio, 1971-1982. Director New Media Group News American Public, New York City, 1982-1984. President, public Keycom Electronic Public, Schaumburg, Illinois, 1984-1986.

      Chairman board JPD Holdings, New York City, since 1986. Partner Kummerfeld Associates Investment Bankers, New York City and Chicago, 1986-1987. Vice president Chicago Sun-Times, Inc., 1988-1989.

      President Sun-Times Magazines, Chicago, 1988-1989. Editor, public Sun-Times Magazine Group, 1988-1989. Managing director Jordan Group, Incorporated, New York York City, 1988-1990.

      Executive vice president, managing director Jordan Edmiston Group, Inc., 1991-1993. President Publick Occurrences Inc., since 1988. Chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer Dolan Media Company, since 1992.

      President, Chief Executive Officer Finance and Commerce, Inc., Minneapolis, since 1993, Andrus Publishing, Inc., 1993-1994. President Daily Reporter Public Company, Inc., Milwaukee, since 1994, Daily Record Company, Inc., Baltimore, since 1994, Dolan Information Center, Inc., Minneapolis, since 1994, Journal Record Public Company, since 1994, Virginia Public Company, since 1997, Legal Ledger Inc., since 1997, Corporation Service, Limited liability company, since 1997, Lien Services American, Limited liability company, since 1997, Virginia Public Company, Inc., since 1997, PJC Inc., Portland, Or., since 1997, Legal Commission Corporation, St. Louis, since 1997, Long Island Commercial Review, Inc. Ronkonkoma, New York, since 1998, Daily Record Company, Rochester, New York, since 1998, Colorado Public, Colorado Springs, Company, since 1998, Banko Inc., Minnesota, since 1998, Banko Retrievel, Inc., San Diego, since 1998, Idaho Business Review, Boise, since 1999, New Orleans Public Group, Metairie, Los Angeles., 19992.

      Board directors Advisor Publication, Inc., San Diego, Hydro-Tone, Inc., Oklahoma City, Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc., Saddle Brook, New Jersey.


    • Founding editor Texas Examiner, 1976. Creator two weekly magazines in San Antonio, 1979 (now defunct), 80.


    Member professional advisors board H.H. Herbert School Journalism, University Oklahoma, since 1995. Member American Society Newspaper Editors, Associated Press Managing Editors (vice president, treasurer Texas chapter), Information Industry Association (board directors videotex division 1985-1986), American Court and Commercial Newspaper Association, Meadow Club (Chicago), Headliners Club (Austin, Texas)., Minnesota Club.



    Computer programming, architecture, antique maps and books, rock and mineral collecting.


    • Married Sylvia Marie Razien, January 4, 1971.
    • father: Andrew Patrick Dolan
    • mother: Ethel Josephine (Riggs) Dolan
    • spouse: Sylvia Marie Razien
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    Born June 13, 1949
    (age 68)
    • 1971
      University Oklahoma
    • 1982 - 1984
      director, New Media Group News American Public
    • 1984 - 1986
      Schaumburg, Illinois, United States
    • 1986
      chairman, board JPD Holdings
    • 1986 - 1987
      partner, Kummerfeld Associates Investment Bankers
    • 1988 - 1989
      president, Sun-Times Magazines
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      vice president, Chicago Sun-Times
    • 1988 - 1989
    • 1988 - 1990
      managing director, Jordan Group
    • 1988
      president, Publick Occurrences Incorporated
    • 1991 - 1993
      executive, Jordan Edmiston Group
    • 1991 - 1993
      managing director, Jordan Edmiston Group
    • 1992
      chairman, Dolan Media Company
    • 1992
      president, Dolan Media Company
    • 1992
      Chief Executive Officer, Dolan Media Company
    • 1993
      president, Finance and Commerce
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1993
      Chief Executive Officer, Finance and Commerce
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1993 - 1994
      president, Finance and Commerce
    • 1993 - 1994
      Chief Executive Officer, Finance and Commerce
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