Bachelor of Science, Fordham University, 1950.
National sales manager, St. WAGA-television, Atlanta, 1966-1968; manager, Station WAGA-television, Atlanta, 1970-1975; eastern sales manager, Storer television Sales, New York City, 1968-1970; president, general manager, Station WTEN-television, Albany, New York, 1976-1982; president, Knight-Ridder Broadcasting, Inc., 1982-1985; retired.
Association trustee Siena College, Loudonville, New York, 1979-1983. Trustee Meml.Hosp. Foundation, 1980-1983. Director Albany chapter American Red Cross, 1987-1991.
Served with United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Mariner Sands Country Club, Babylon Yacht Club (honorary).
Married Gloria Helen Geoghan, June 17, 1950. Children: Terence F., Sara McGuirk Duncan, Susan McGuirk Blank, Elizabeth McGuirk Magee, Melissa McGuirk Bowman, Bryan, Michelle McGuirk O'Connor.