Generoso Pope, Sr (Generoso Pope)

Generoso Pope, Sr

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.  Family links:  Children:  Generoso Paul Pope (1927 – 1988)* *Calculated relationship


  • April, 01, 1891


  • April, 04, 1950


  • Woodlawn Cemetery
  • USA

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