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Richard McCooey (C’52)

Founder, The Tombs Location: Wagner Alumni House Interviewer/Producer: Anneliesa Clump Alprin (G’06) Editor: Lisa Fthenakis (C’10) Since his first year at Georgetown, McCooey had dreams of opening a restaurant near campus. The idea for The Tombs and 1789 Restaurant came from Nassau Tavern at Yale. In 1960 McCooey founded the trio of restaurants, including F. [...]