Former Peoria Journal Star Publisher John McConnell Dies at 68
Posted: 7/9/2013 | By: Journal Star staff
John T. McConnell, former president and publisher of the
Peoria Journal Star
, died Monday morning in Peoria at the age of 68.
“We lost him pretty fast,” said his son, Justin McConnell, referring to McConnell’s death due to complications from pneumonia.