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date: 22 October 2019

Tully, Grace Georgelocked

(09 August 1900–15 June 1984)
  • Ann T. Keene

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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 ...

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