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Ronald Charles Curhan

Ronald Charles Curhan, American marketing educator. Served to major United States Army, 1952-1964.; Member American Marketing Association, Food Distribution Research Society, Beta Gamma Sigma.


  • Curhan, Ronald Charles was born on October 21, 1930 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edward and Ida Ann (Feldman) Curhan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1957, D. Business Administration, 1971.


    • Assistant project engineer Sylvania Electric Products, Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts, 1954-1955. Manager, supervisor, Star Market Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1957-1959. Co-owner, manager C & F Enterprises, Inc., Hyde Park, Massachusetts, 1960-1965.

      Vice president, director United Associate Grocers Cooperative, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts, 1961-1965. District manager, Purity Supreme Supermarkets, Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts, 1965-1966. Co-owner, manager Ron's Super-Save Markets, Inc., Methuen, Massachusetts, 1967.

      Instructor marketing Boston University, 1966-1968, visiting lecturer, 1969, director executive programs, 1970-1971, associate professor, 1970-1975, professor, since 1975. Director TJX Companies, Inc., Stuarts Department Stores.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Trustee American Jewish History Society, Waltham, since 1985, Rose Art Museum Brandeis University, since 1987, Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, 1988-1996.


    Denomination: Judaism


    Served to major United States Army, 1952-1964. Member American Marketing Association, Food Distribution Research Society, Beta Gamma Sigma. Clubs: Belmont Country, Belmont Hill, Harvard.



    Golf; travel.


    • Married Joan Pokross, May 24, 1964. Children– Jenifer Joan, Jared Ronald.
    • father: Edward Curhan
    • mother: Ida Ann (Feldman) Curhan
    • spouse: Joan Pokross
    • children: Jenifer Joan Curhan
    • Jared Ronald Curhan
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