Individual Author Record
Name: John J. McPhaulPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: 1904 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
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