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James Thomas McDonough, American publisher. Recipient Best Column award Overseas Press Club, San Juan, 1973, Investigative Reporting award, 1974, Top prize Conservation Trust Puerto Rico, San Juan, 1974. Communications director Benitez Campaign for Mayor, San Juan, 1980, Fuster Campaign for Congress, San Juan, 1984. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Rainbow Coalition Montgomery County (treasurer since 1990).

Background

McDonough, James Thomas was born on February 7, 1939 in Huntington, New York, United States. Son of Walter Gerard and Mary Elizabeth (Fallon) Walsh.

Education

Bachelor, Villanova University, 1960. Master of Arts, University Toronto, 1965.

Career

Reporter, columnist, San Juan (P.R.) Star, 1967-1974;committee aide, Office of Governor, San Juan, 1974-1976;executive director, American Heart Association P.R., San Juan, 1981-1984;committee aide, P.R. Federal Affairs Administration, Washington, 1986-1987;editor, public, Electronic Public Information Newsletter Public, Washington, since 1989;editor, public, P.R. Report, newsletter, Washington, since 1995. Founder, president Caribbean Gaelic League, San Juan, 1983-1984.

Membership

Communications director Benitez Campaign for Mayor, San Juan, 1980, Fuster Campaign for Congress, San Juan, 1984. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Rainbow Coalition Montgomery County (treasurer since 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: biking, mountain climbing.

Connections

Married Carolyn Boren, July 30, 1964 (divorced October 1973). 1 child, Adam; married Laura Libia Granada McDonough, June 29, 1974. Children: Marcela, A. Manuela.

father:
Walter Gerard Walsh

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Fallon) Walsh

spouses:
Carolyn Boren

Laura Libia Granada McDonough

children:
Adam McDonough

Marcela McDonough

A. Manuela McDonough