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date: 28 May 2020

Dunne, Finley Peterlocked

(10 July 1867–24 April 1936)
  • Charles Fanning

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Dunne, Finley Peter (10 July 1867–24 April 1936), journalist, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Peter Dunne, a carpenter and lumber retailer, and Ellen Finley. Both parents were Irish immigrants. After graduating from Chicago’s West Division High School, Dunne began a career as a newspaperman in the city in 1884. He worked on six different dailies before settling in as the precocious editorial chairman at the ...

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