Toohey (surname)

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Toohey is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Cynthia Toohey was an American nurse, businesswoman, and politician.

John Peter Toohey was an American writer and publicist. He is best known as a member of the Algonquin Round Table. According to Ross and The New Yorker by Dale Kramer, Toohey supplied the name for the famous magazine. According to the story, when several Algonquin types were brainstorming for a name, he asked them about who the magazine was intended for. When he was told "New Yorkers," he replied, "Then call it The New Yorker"—and he returned to his lunch.

John Leslie Toohey, AC, QC was an Australian judge who was a Justice of the High Court of Australia from 1987 to 1998.

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