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Thomas McAvoy

 (1905 - 1966)
Thomas D McAvoy was active/lived in New York.  Thomas McAvoy is known for magazine photojournalism.

Biography   Thomas McAvoy


Thomas McAvoy (1905-1966) is known to photography buffs as one of the first four staff photographers hired for the first issue of Life Magazine in 1936, along with Alfred Eisenstaedt, Margaret Bourke-White and Peter Stackpole.

He began working for LIFE after he shot a candid photo session in the White House with FDR in 1935 and worked for LIFE until 1960. It was said of him that he was a "pioneer photographer to use candid photography for news stories."


Source:
www.this-old-jeep.com/LIFE_Magazine_Photo_Archive/Pages/Thomas_D._Mcavoy.html



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