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Thomas Joseph Kiernan

foundation executive.

Thomas Joseph Kiernan, Irish foundation executive.

Background

Kiernan, Thomas Joseph was born on November 9, 1897 in Dublin, Ireland. Son of Francis and Catherine (Hurley) Kiernan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, National U. Ireland, 1919, Master of Arts, 1920. Doctor of Philosophy, University England, 1929.

Career

Inspector taxes Irish Inland Revenue, 1919-1924. Counsellor High communications of Ireland, London, 1924-1935. Director-general of broadcasting, Ireland, 1935-1941.

Minister plenipotentary to Holy See, 1941-1946. Ambassador to Australia, 1946-1955, to Federal Republic of Germany, 1955-1957, to Canada, 1957-1960, to United States of America, 1960-1964. President American Irish Foundation, Inc., New York City, since 1964.

Author: British War Finances, 1920. A Study in National Finance, 1923. Financial Administration of Ireland, 1930.

Irish Exiles in Australia, 1954. Pope Pius XII, 1958; The White Hound, 1962. Address: 147 E. 50th St., New York City 10022.

Works

  • Author: British War Finances, 1920. A Study in National Finance, 1923. Financial Administration of Ireland, 1930.

    Irish Exiles in Australia, 1954. Pope Pius XII, 1958

  • The White Hound, 1962.

Connections

Married Delia Murphy, February 20, 1924. Children: Blon (Mistress.

father:
Francis Kiernan

mother:
Catherine (Hurley) Kiernan

spouse:
Delia Murphy

child:
Blon (Mrs Kiernan