Who Is Jack Thomas? Everything To Know About The Journalist

Boston Globe former writer Jack Thomas, who recently learned that he has just a few months to live, is not available on Wikipedia.

Jack has been a journalist for more than 60 years.

Recently he learned about his terminal cancer diagnosis, which left him with few months to live.

Between 1978 and 1981, he was full-time on Boston Globe and wrote twice-weekly columns.

In 1997, he was named ombudsman for the Boston Globe. As ombudsman, jack harshly criticized both Mike Barnacle and Jeff Jacoby for plagiarism at the Boston Globe.

Five years later, Jack retired from the Boston Globe as the paper began downsizing and cutting staff. After retirement, he wrote a few more articles, including one for the Boston Irish Reporter.

Boston Globe: Jack Thomas’s Wikipedia Explored

The official Wikipedia does not feature the biography of Jack.

He graduated from Dorchester High School in 1957. Afterward, he attended Northeastern University for two years.

Jack succeeded in his work-study program as a copy boy at the Boston Globe, and he decided to drop out of Northeastern University in 1959.

How Old Is Jack Thomas?

Jack is currently 82 years old.

He was born on February 16, 1939, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

He was born to an Irish and Welsh family.

Thomas’s childhood was dominated by his involvement in All Saints’ Church, an Episcopal Diocese in his hometown.

Who Is Jack Thomas’s Wife?

In 1963, Jack Thomas married Emy Thomas.

After twenty years of marriage, the couple separated. Eight years later, Emy and Jack divorced.

In 1992, Jack married his present wife, Geraldine Denterlein.

Geraldine is the founder of Denterlein, a Public Relations firm in Boston.

Jack Thomas’s Salary Revealed

The actual salary of Jack is unknown.

He has made his money out of his journalism for more than 60 years now.

Even after retirement, he used to write some articles in Boston.

Details On His Family

He is the son of a mechanic.

Jack has two daughters from his first marriage: Alyson Faith Thomas (born 1965) and Jennifer Lee Thomas (born 1968)

He has a son from his current marriage. His name is John Patrick Thomas.

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