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.
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.