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editor , foreign correspondent

Richard Arthur O'Regan, American, German editor, retired foreign correspondent. Member Association American Corrs. in London (president 1969) Clubs: Overseas Press (New York City); Press (Frankfurt, Germany) (past president); London Press, London Directors.

Background

O'Regan, Richard Arthur was born on July 15, 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Arthur R. and Amelia H. (Egbers) O'R.

Education

Student, Temple University, 1941. Student, Vienna University, Austria, 1954.

Career

With London Daily Mail and London Daily Sketch, 1938-1939. Reporter, night city editor Philadelphia Bulletin, 1939-1943. Writer Russian-German war specialist United Press International, 1943-1945.

Foreign correspondent Associated Press, 1945-1984, assigned London, Paris, Germany, 1945-1950, chief bureau Vienna, 1950-1955, London, Germany, 1956-1966, London, 1966-1977, director general for Europe, Africa, Middle East, 1977-1984. Managing director, editor-in-chief Oriole International Publications, Geneva, since 1987. Board directors A.P. Ltd.

Membership

Member Association American Corrs. in London (president 1969) Clubs: Overseas Press (New York City). Press (Frankfurt, Germany) (past president). London Press, London Directors.

Connections

Married Elizabeth A. Hill, March 23, 1946. Children– John K., Michael L.

father:
Arthur R. O'R.

mother:
Amelia H. (Egbers) O'R.

spouse:
Elizabeth A. Hill

child:
John K. O'Regan

child:
Michael L. O'Regan