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John Joseph Geoghegan was American publisher. Decorated Battle Stars. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Century Association, Publishers Lunch Club.

Background

Geoghegan, John Joseph was born on March 14, 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Joseph and and Kathryn Genevieve (Landers) Geoghegan.

Education

Student, Columbia University Extension School, 1942. Student, United States Air Force School Engineering and Operations, 1943.

Career

Public representative, J.B. Lippincott Company, 1945-1948;public representative, Doubleday & Company, 1948-1953;trade advertising manager, Doubleday & Company, 1953-1955;West Coast editorial representative, district sales manager, Doubleday & Company, 1955-1958;vice president, manager trade department, Coward-McCann Inc. (became Coward-McCann & Geoghegan 1970), New York City, 1959;editor in chief, Coward-McCann Inc. (became Coward-McCann & Geoghegan 1970), New York City, 1959-1960;president, Coward-McCann Inc.

(became Coward-McCann & Geoghegan 1970), New York City, 1960-1980;chairman, Coward-McCann Inc. (became Coward-McCann & Geoghegan 1970), New York City, 1980-1981;editor at large, Wm. Morrow & Company; New York City, since 1981.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Century Association, Publishers Lunch Club.

Connections

Married Margaret Anna Chittick, June, 1940 (divorced 1974). Children: Michael, Peter, Margaret Kathryn, John Joseph III. Married Carole Magner De Cordova, February 1980.

father:
John Joseph Geoghegan

spouse:
Margaret Anna Chittick

spouse:
Carole Magner De Cordova

child:
Michael Geoghegan

child:
Peter Geoghegan

child:
Margaret Kathryn Geoghegan

child:
John Joseph III Geoghegan