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Paul A. Tierney

newspaper editor

Paul A. Tierney, American newspaper editor. Decorated Croix de Guerre. Director Queens Borough Chamber of Commerce, National Conference of Christians and Jews, Boys Club of Queens; trustee St. John's Hospital, Long Island City. Served with United States Army ambulance service with French Army, 1917-1919.

Background

Tierney, Paul A. was born on July 4, 1894 in Newburg, New York, United States. Son of Dennis George and Mary Frances (Delaney) Tierney.

Education

Graduate, Christian Brothers School. Graduate, New York University.

Career

Reporter, New York Globe, 1915;reporter, Brooklyn Eaglereporter, Newark Newsmanaging editor, Long Island Daily Press, 1923;city editor, Brooklyn Standard Union, 1924-1928;with, New York Post, 1928-1949;managing editor, New York Post, 1942-1947;executive editor, New York Post, 1947-1949;public relations officer, State University of New York, 1949-1951;joined, S.I. Newhouse Newspapers, 1952;executive editor, Newark Star Ledger, 1952-1953;executive editor, Staten Island Advance, 1954;editor, Long Island Star Journal, Long Island City, New York, from 1955.

Membership

Director Queens Borough Chamber of Commerce, National Conference of Christians and Jews, Boys Club of Queens. Trustee St. John's Hospital, Long Island City. Served with United States Army ambulance service with French Army, 1917-1919.

Connections

Married Rita J. Donohue, June 6, 1923. Children: Margaret Mary, Paula Anne, Paul Thomas.

father:
Dennis George Tierney

mother:
Mary Frances (Delaney) Tierney

spouse:
Rita J. Donohue

children:
Margaret Mary Tierney

Paula Anne Tierney

Paul Thomas Tierney