Arnold J. Meagher
Consultant in Eufaula, Alabama
Arnold J. Meagher grew up in Ireland’s heartland and emigrated to the U.S, in 1957 when he was in his early twenties. He got a Ph.D. in Latin American History from the University of California, Davis campus, had a short stint of teaching history at the University of Houston, Clearlake campus, and since then has earned a living working in communications and technical and proposal writing for the business world. He has authored three books: The Coolie Trade: The Traffic in Chinese Laborers to Latin America, 1847-1874; Ireland, My Ireland: Memories from the Heartland, which has an audio version read by the author; and Courtship at Publix: A Muslim-Christian Encounter (a quick-read short novel). He lives with his wife, Jackie Devlin, in Eufaula, Alabama and Orlando, Florida, where he has a full time job.