Jun. 4, 1907 Rumson Monmouth County New Jersey, USA
Jan. 6, 1989 Greenwich Fairfield County Connecticut, USA
Judge Tierney, of Greenwich, retired in 1977 after serving nine years in the Superior Court, five months before mandatory retirement at age seventy. He then became a state trial referee in the same court. Born in New Jersey, Judge Tierney graduated in 1928 from Williams College in Massachusetts with a B.A. degree and from Fordham University School of Law in 1931 with an LL.B. degree. In 1941, he was appointed prosecuting attorney of Greenwich Town Court. He resigned in 1942, when he was commissioned a lieutenant, junior grade, in the United States Army. During World War II, he participated in the invasions of Africa, Italy and New Guinea. William Laurence Tierney, Jr was the son of Marian Irene Brady and William Laurence Tierney,Sr. After the death of his mother in 1909(1881-1909) his father later remarried to Margaret W (1878-1968). William Laurence Tierney, Jr., was married first to Virginia Evelyn Wing (1916-1982)They were parents of a son. Judge Tierney was married to Dorita Dillon Tierney; and had two daughters, Anne MacDonald and Virginia Kass.