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Mary Mc Grory

columnist

Mary Mc Grory, American columnist. Recipient George Polk Memorial award; Pulitzer prize for commentary, 1975.

Background

Grory, Mary Mc was born on August 22, 1918 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Edward Patrick and Mary (Jacobs) McGrory.

Education

AB, Emmanuel College.

Career

Reporter Boston Herald Traveler, 1942-1947. Book reviewer Washington Star, 1947-1954, feature writer for national staff, 1954-1981. Syndicated columnist The Washington Post, Universal Press Syndicate, 1981—2003.