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John Albert Herlihy

John Albert Herlihy, American air transport executive. Served as flight officer, United States Navy, 1927-1928.

Background

  • Herlihy, John Albert was born on June 21, 1904 in Wilton, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Henry P. and Maud (Kendall) Herlihy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1927.

    Career

    • Construction engineer, later chief engineer, Transcontinental Air Transport, St. Louis, Missouri, 1928-1930. Pilot, New York City-Cleveland airmail route, 1930-1933. Assistant to general superintendent National Air Transport, Chicago, 1933-1934.

      Div. superintendent in charge Chicago-New York United Air Lines Transport Corporation, 1934-1937, director engineering, 1937-1938, vice president, 1938-1958, senior vice president engineering and maintenance, since 1958, also director.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served as flight officer, United States Navy, 1927-1928.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Wotton, September 1931. Children: Thomas (deceased), Barbara, John Albert, Junior.
    • father: Henry P. Herlihy
    • mother: Maud (Kendall) Herlihy
    • spouse: Helen Wotton
    • children: Thomas Herlihy (deceased)
    • Barbara Herlihy
    • John Albert Herlihy
    • Jr Herlihy
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    Died February 10, 1962
    (aged 57)
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