Tully, Grace George
- Ann T. Keene
Tully, Grace George (09 August 1900–15 June 1984), private secretary, was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, the daughter of James F. Tully, whose family ran a prosperous wholesaling business on Staten Island, and Alice Lee Galligan, a former actress. Beginning at the age of three, Tully was educated at a succession of Catholic boarding schools in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Her father died when Tully was small, and money was tight. In midadolescence, Tully decided to pursue a business career and enrolled at the Grace Institute in New York City for secretarial training. Upon graduation in 1918 she went to work for Bishop ...