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Joseph L. Egan

Joseph L. Egan, business executive. Member Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Association of Alumni of Columbia College, Theta Delta Chi.; Clubs. Arkwright, Economic, New York Athletic, Railroad (New York).

Background

  • Egan, Joseph L. was born on August 9, 1886 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Joseph Martin Francis (Doctor of Medicine and Sarah Josephine (Phillips) E.

  • Education

    • Student St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School, 1899-1903, College of St. Francis Xavier, 1903-1904, Columbia University, 1904-1907. Bachelor of Laws, New York Law School, 1909.

    Career

    • Private practice of law, New York City, 1911-1912. Attorney Western Union Telegraph County, New York City, 1912-1925, director of contracts, 1925-1939, vice president, 1939-1945, president and director since 1945. Chairman of the Board and director American District Telegraph Company.

      President and director Gold & Stock Telegraph Company, International Ocean Telegraph Company, Washington and New Orleans Telegraph Company. And numerous other subsidiaries of Western Union Telegraph Company. Director American District Telegraph Company (New Jersey), American Express Company, The Teleregister Corporation, The Chase National Bank of The City of New York.

    Membership

    Member Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Association of Alumni of Columbia College, Theta Delta Chi. Clubs. Arkwright, Economic, New York Athletic, Railroad (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Irene Gerken, November 23, 1915. Children: Irene Marie (Mistress.
    • father: Joseph Martin Francis Egan
    • spouse: Irene Gerken
    • child: Irene Marie (Mrs Egan
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    Born August 9, 1886
    Died December 6, 1948
    (aged 62)
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