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James Proctor Meagher


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


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


Bachelor, University Notre Dame, 1957.


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.


Member Society Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi.


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