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James Proctor Meagher

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James Proctor Meagher, American editor. Member Society Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

Meagher, James Proctor was born on June 2, 1935 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of Edmund Joseph and Pauline Marie (Proctor) Meagher.

Education

Bachelor, University Notre Dame, 1957.

Career

Copy editor Chicago Tribune Company, 1959-1961. Staff writer National Observer, Washington, 1961-1962, news editor Silver Spring, Maryland, 1962-1965, senior editor, 1965-1976, assistant managing editor, 1976-1977. Associate editor Barron's Business and Finance Weekly, New York City, 1977-1978, news editor, 1978-1982, assistant managing editor, 1982-1986, deputy editor, 1986-1992, managing editor, 1992-1993, editor, 1993-1995.

Executive editor Dow Jones Magazine Group, 1995—2002. Independent editorial consultant, since 2002. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1957-1959.

Membership

Member Society Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Marie Therese Lyman, September 12, 1959. Children: Kathleen Ann Raffa, Christopher James.