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Harold Vincent "Hal" Boyle
Birth: Jul. 24, 1911
Death: Apr. 1, 1974

Writer. Hal Boyle graduated from Central High School in Kansas City Missouri, started as a copy boy at the Kansas City Bureau of Associated Press, later became a reporter, was AP's first columnist, won a Pulitzer prize in 1945 for columns and stories from the North African and European war theaters, wrote a book "Best of Boyle". Per the AP web site: "During 30 years with the AP Boyle wrote some 7,680 columns. He had more bylines than any other AP writer at the time of his retirement in 1974." (bio by: Bill Walker) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Edward Boyle (1889 - 1937)
  Margaret Gavaghan Boyle (1887 - 1974)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Frances Young Boyle (1904 - 1968)*
  Mary Frances Young Boyle (1904 - 1968)*
 
 Sibling:
  Harold Vincent Boyle (1911 - 1974)
  Cornelius Gerald Boyle (1912 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gerhig's disease)
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: Sep 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6792217
Harold Vincent Hal Boyle
Added by: Bill Walker
 
Harold Vincent Hal Boyle
Added by: Bill Walker
 
Harold Vincent Hal Boyle
Added by: Bill Walker
 
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- Bling Blinky of TEXAS
 Added: Oct. 25, 2015
Thank you for writing over 3,500 columns for the AP. Rest in Peace Harold "Hal" Boyle
- Quack_Quack
 Added: May. 12, 2011

- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Jun. 5, 2010
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