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  • Patrick E. Joyce---AKA Pat Joyce

    Born: February 12, 1904, Clinton, MA
    Died: October 30, 1977, Clinton, MA, age 73,---d. heart attack at home.

    sports writer;
    Graduated Holy Cross College (Worcester, MA), 1927
    Clinton, MA, 6-year old, (May 10, 1910 census)
    Clinton, MA, 15-year old, (January 27, 1920 census)
    South Orange, NJ, teacher, Private HS (Seton Hall), (April 14, 1930 census)
    Clinton, MA, writer, newspaper, (April, 1940 census)
    Clinton Daily Item, sports editor / columnist, 1933 - 1941
    International News Service (Boston office), 1941 - 1946
    International News Service (Chicago office), 1946 - 1958, reporter, feature writer, night editor
    Chicago Southtown Economist, 1958 - 1974, retired.
    Seaton Hall Preparatory School (South Orange, NJ), taught English and French, 1930
    Seaton Hall College (South Orange, NJ), lectured on English literature

    Father: John J., born Ireland, around 1870, immigrated to US, 1887; Mother: Catherine Alice Connors, born Ireland, around 1875, immigrated to US, 1892; Wife: Mary E. O'Toole, born Massachusetts, 1909?; Son: Charles P., born Massachusetts, 1932?; Son Gerald A., born Massachusetts, 1933?; Daughter: Leslie, born Massachusetts, 1935?.

    Boston Globe obituary, November 3, 1977, pp. 31.---------------------------Clinton Item obituary (Clinton, MA), pp. 2.


    • Donald S. Daniels---AKA Don Daniels

      Born: November 3, 1919, Milford, CT
      Died: July 18, 1975, Wheeling, WV, age 55---d. in a Wheeling hospital.

      sports writer;
      Middletown, CT, 1-year old, (January 4, 1920 census)
      Middletown, Ct, 11-year old, (April 7, 1930 census)
      Old Saybrook, CT, 21-year old, laborer, WPA Project, (April 8, 1940 census)
      New Haven Journal-Couirier
      Bridgeport Post-Telegram (CT)
      Doylestown Intelligencer (PA)
      Philadelphia Inquirer
      Wheeling Intelligencer (WV)
      Wheeling News Register (WV), sports writer, 1964, sports columnist, 1966
      Philadelphia Inquirer, sports writer, June 8, 1957

      Father: George S., born Connecticutt, around 1883; Mother: Sarah J., born Connecticutt, around 1898;

      Hartford Courant obituary, July 19, 1975, pp. 4A.


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