Individual Author Record
Name: John J. McPhaulPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Audience: Adult; Born: 1904 in Chicago, Illinois
-- John J. McPhaul on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=john+j.++mcphaul
Illinois ConnectionJohn was born and raised in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationJohn 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.
- Deadlines & Monkeyshines (The Fabled World of Chicago Journalism), Prentice Hall, 1962
- Johnny Torrio: First of the Gang Lords, Arlington House, 1970