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Herbert Andrew Kenny, American author. Robert Frost fellow poetry Bread Loaf Writers Conference, 1956. Member Governor Massachusetts Arts Council, 1965-1966, 77-80, appeals board, Manchester, Massachusetts, 1950-1979, chairman 1960-1979, selectman, 1992-1994. Member Harvard Musical Association, Eire Society (Gold medal 1990), Poetry Society of America, New England Poetry Club, Massachusetts History Society Clubs: Tavern (Boston); St. Botolph.

Background

Kenny, Herbert Andrew was born on December 22, 1912 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Herbert A. and Mary (Conroy) Kenny.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Boston College, 1934.

Career

Member staff, Boston Post, 1933-1956;night city editor, Boston Post, 1953-1956;editorial writer, Boston Globe, 1956-1962;editor arts and books, Boston Globe, 1962-1967;book editor, Boston Globe, 1967-1974;editor-in-chief, X Press: Publications, Manchester, Massachusetts, 1976-1989;columnist, Boston Irish News, 1981-1987;columnist, Boston Irish Reporter, since 1988. Lecturer Suffolk U., 1947-1950, Boston College, 1977-1978.

Works

Membership

Member Governor Massachusetts Arts Council, 1965-1966, 77-80, appeals board, Manchester, Massachusetts, 1950-1979, chairman 1960-1979, selectman, 1992-1994. Member Harvard Musical Association, Eire Society (Gold medal 1990), Poetry Society of America, New England Poetry Club, Massachusetts History Society Clubs: Tavern (Boston). St. Botolph.

Connections

Married Teresa E. Flaherty, September 16, 1939. Children: Ann Gonzalez, Herbert A.P., Susan R. Carroll.

father:
Herbert A. Kenny

mother:
Mary (Conroy) Kenny

spouse:
Teresa E. Flaherty

children:
Ann Gonzalez Kenny

Herbert A.P. Kenny

Susan R. Carroll Kenny