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Timothy James McGuire, American lawyer, editor, columnist. Bar: Minnesota 1987. Lay preacher at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Minneapolis, since 1995; Member of Minnesota State Bar Association, American Society Newspaper Editors (board directors since 1992, chairman change committee 1994-1995, chairman program committee 1996-1997, treasurer 1998-1999, secretary 1999—2000, vice president 2000-2001, president 2001-2002).

Background

McGuire, Timothy James was born on March 24, 1949 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States. Son of James Edward and Anita Matilda (Starr) McGuire.

Education

Bachelor, Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1971. Juris Doctor cum laude, William Mitchell College Law, St. Paul, 1987.

Career

Managing editor, Ypsilanti Press, Michigan, 1973-1975;managing editor, Corpus Christi Caller, Texas, 1975-1977;managing editor, Lakeland Ledger, Florida, 1977-1979;managing editor, Minneapolis Star, 1979-1982;managing editor features and sports, Minneapolis Star and Tribune, 1982-1984;managing editor, Minneapolis Star and Tribune, 1984-1991;executive editor, Minneapolis Star and Tribune, 1991-1993;editor, senior vice president, Minneapolis Star and Tribune, since 1993. Pulitzer Prize juror, 1988-1989, 95-96.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1987.

Membership

Lay preacher at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Minneapolis, since 1995. Member of Minnesota State Bar Association, American Society Newspaper Editors (board directors since 1992, chairman change committee 1994-1995, chairman program committee 1996-1997, treasurer 1998-1999, secretary 1999—2000, vice president 2000-2001, president 2001-2002).

Connections

Married T. Jean Fannin, May 10, 1975. Children: Tracy, Jason, Jeffrey.

father:
James Edward McGuire

mother:
Anita Matilda (Starr) McGuire

spouse:
T. Jean Fannin

children:
Tracy McGuire

Jason McGuire

Jeffrey McGuire