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Pete Hamill

Pete HamillAKA William Peter Hamill, Jr.

Born: 24-Jun-1935
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 5-Aug-2020
Location of death: Brooklyn, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The New York Post

Military service: US Navy

Journalist and author. Spiro T. Agnew described his reporting on the Kent State massacre as Irrational Ravings, a title later used for a book of his collected columns.

Father: William Hamill
Mother: Anne Devlin
Wife: Fukiko Aoki
Daughter: (poet)
Daughter: (photographer)

    High School: Regis High School, Manhattan, NY (dropped out)
    University: Mexico City College (studied 1956-57)
    University: Pratt Institute (studied 1955-58)

    The New York Post Editor-in-Chief
    The New York Daily News Columnist, Editor-in-Chief
    The New York Post Columnist (1965-67)
    The Saturday Evening Post Contributing Editor (1964-65)
    The New York Post Reporter (1960-63)
    Newsday Columnist
    The Mexico City News Editor 1986 (for six months)
    Irish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

    Toots (27-Apr-2006) · Himself
    Happy Hour (10-Apr-2003) · Himself
    The Insider (5-Nov-1999)
    One Fine Day (20-Dec-1996) · Frank Burroughs
    The Paper (18-Mar-1994) · Himself
    King of New York (18-Jul-1990)
    Exposed (22-Apr-1983)
    Badge 373 (25-Nov-1973)

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Author of books:
A Killing for Christ (1968)
News is a Verb (1997)
Snow in August (1997, novel)

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