Patrick Campbell

Patrick Campbell is the author of: A Molly Maguire Story; Memories of Dungloe; Death in Templecrone; The Last Days of Oscar Devenney: Tunnel Tigers; Who Killed Franklin Gowen; The Ghosts of Innisfree; Terror at the World Trade Center. From 1960 until 1975 he was theater critic and book editor for The Jersey Journal; from 1965 until 1995 he was a columnist for The Irish Echo.

In 1995, he appeared in two segments of the Disney documentary “Long Journey Home, the Irish in America.” He’s also appeared in these documentaries: “The Real Story of the Molly Maguires” on The History Channel; “The Molly Maguires on the Discovery Channel; “The Molly Maguires” on BBC.

Patrick was marketing communications manager for the World Trade Center until he retired in 1996, after a marketing career with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that lasted 35 years.

He is a graduate of Rutgers University with a masters in English.

Jan 3, 2013
Editor’s Note: The first Al Qaeda attack on the American homeland was the February 26, 1993 bombing at The World Trade Center, a complex owned and operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. This attack killed six people and injured more than a thousand. It also...
May 14, 2012
Franklin Benjamin Gowen Patrick H. Campbell makes the case that the death of industrialist Franklin Gowen was a murder, not a suicide. His long investigation into this case was detailed in his book Who Killed Franklin Gowen?  Copies of that book may be purchased by...
Mar 26, 2012
Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll Vincent Coll, better known as Mad Dog Coll, was not a typical New York gangster. He was very young when he began a career of violent crime – only a teenager – and only 23 years old when he was killed in a hail of bullets in a Manhattan drug store. Yet...