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John J. McPhaul

Born: 1904 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: John was born and raised in Chicago.

Biography: John began working for the Chicago Herald-Examiner, in 1923 as a reporter, then became night city editor at the Chicago Times which became the Sun-Times in 1942. During his career he was a news reporter, sports writer, book editor, and feature writer. McPhaul is best remembered as one of the two investigative journalists whose stories contributed to the release of Joseph Majczek, a man wrongfully convicted of murder.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

John J. McPhaul on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

ISBN: 9781780350837 OCLC: 819075812

FastPrint, [Peterborough] : ©2012.

Johnny Torrio;
ISBN: 0870000969 OCLC: 101229

Arlington House New Rochelle, N.Y., [1970]