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Richard Joseph Boylan

Richard Joseph Boylan, business executive. Decorated Order of Merit, Canada, 1937; Knight Commander of Star of St. Gregory, Knight Commander of Malta, Knighthood Cross St. John, Knight Commander Order of Holy Sepulchre. Member Chamber of Commerce.


  • Boylan, Richard Joseph was born on December 2, 1886 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Richard and Katherine Anne (Black) Boylan.

  • Education

    • Student Kings County College, 1906-1909, Fordham Law School, 1910-1912.


    • 1 son, Edward Richard. With American Tobacco County, New York City, since 1901, became Secretary and director of purchases, 1928, director since 1929, vice president, director and director purchases since 1946. Director American Suppliers, Inc., The American Tobacco Company of the Orient.

      Treasurer, Village of Huntington Bay. Director St. Clare’s Hospital, New York City, St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson, Long Island, Good Samaraton Hospital, West Islip, Long Island, New York.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Chamber of Commerce.


    • Married Anna Cecelia Flaherty, March 3, 1908.
    • father: Richard Boylan
    • mother: Katherine Anne (Black) Boylan
    • spouse: Anna Cecelia Flaherty
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    Born December 2, 1886
    Died December, 1966
    (aged 79)