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 Generoso Pope, Sr

Generoso Pope, Sr

Birth
Arpaise, Provincia di Benevento, Campania, Italy
Death 28 Apr 1950 (aged 59)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot Pope family mausoleum, Section Lake, Plot 5248-51. At the corner of Central Ave.and Observatory Ave.
Memorial ID 9135 · View Source
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Generoso Pope, Sr., was the owner and publisher of the newspaper IL Progresso Italo-Americano. Mr. Pope purchased IL Progresso in 1928 and built it into the largest Italian language newspaper in the United States. He died on April 28,1950. After Mr. Pope's death his son GenerosoJr. became IL Progresso's publisher. Generoso, Jr., who was also the owner and creator of the weekly tabloid The National Enquirer sold IL Progresso in 1980.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Apr 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9135
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Generoso Pope, Sr (1 Apr 1891–28 Apr 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9135, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .