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Edward Orrick Mcdonnell

Edward Orrick Mcdonnell, American investment banking. Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor, Navy Cross; Air Medal, 2 Bronze Star Medals; Distinguished Service Cross (Italy). member firm Smith & McDonnell, 1924-1925; member firm and partner G. M. P. Murphy & Company, investment bankers, since 1942; Served World World War II, 1940-1946, final rank vice admiral.

Background

  • Mcdonnell, Edward Orrick was born on November 13, 1891 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of Eugene and Ann (Chilton) Mcdonnell.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1912.

    Career

    • Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1912, and promoted to lieut. commander, 1918. Resigned 1919. Secretary-treasurer. Mexican International Corporation, 1920-1922.

      Vice-president and general manager Kelly Springfield Motor Truck Company, 1922-1923. Vice president R. J. Caldwell Company, 1923-1924. Member firm Smith & McDonnell, 1924-1925.

      Member firm and partner G. M. P. Murphy & Company, investment bankers, since 1942. Director Pan. American Airways Corporation. General partner Hornblower & Weeks.

      Also the director of The Hertz Corporation.

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member firm Smith & McDonnell, 1924-1925. Member firm and partner G. M. P. Murphy & Company, investment bankers, since 1942. Served World World War II, 1940-1946, final rank vice admiral.

    Clubs: Brook, Yale (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Fisher, November 14, 1915. Children: Mistress.
    • father: Eugene Mcdonnell
    • mother: Ann (Chilton) Mcdonnell
    • spouse: Helen Fisher
    • child: Mrs Mcdonnell
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    Born November 13, 1891
    Died January 6, 1960
    (aged 68)
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