Thanks for your question.
Harry Neily died on 26 August 1948.
According to "Who Was Who in Journalism," Neily was born in
Spartansburg, PA. Some of the papers he worked for the Warren, PA
Times & Mirror, the McKeesport Herald, Youngstown Vindicator,
Cleveland Plain Dealer, Detroit Times, St. Louis Times, the Denver
Times, the Rocky Mountain News and the Chicago Herald.
"Who Was Who in Journalism: 1925-1928" Detroit: Michigan: Gale
Research Co., 1978, p. 289.
Although I did not find him listed in the SSDI, he is listed in Family
Search from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as Harry
W. Neily with a death date of August 26, 1948 and a burial date of
August 29, 1948. Although the file gives a birth year of 1882 as
opposed to 1881, the month, date, birth place (Spartansburg is in
Crawford county, PA) and year of death match. It also has him as being
married at one point to a Sarah Forsythe Coursin in McKeesport, PA in
1903 (around the same time as when Neily worked for the McKeesport
There's a second wife listed as Thello Wertz, but no dates are
Family Search Record (AFN: 2V4J-30)
Biography and Genealogy Master Index. Detroit: Gale Research Co.
(online database) pointed me to Who Was Who in Journalism.
"harry neily" 1948
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