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James Francis Fogarty

James Francis Fogarty, American utility corporation executive. Member National Industrial Conference Board; member Business Advisory Council, unites states department of Commerce.


  • Fogarty, James Francis was born on March 16, 1888 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph G. and Alicia (Kearney) Fogarty.

  • Education

    • Educated DeWitt Clinton High School, New York City. 1899-1901. Eastman’s Business College, 1901-1902.


    • Began as stenographer with The North American Company, 1902, assistant secretary, 1910-1912, secretary, 1912-1923, vice president, 1923-1934, president, 1934-1939, chairman of the executive and finance committee, 1939-1949, director 1914-1949, member of executive committee, 1927-1949. Chairman of finance committee, director Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company. Director Detroit Edison Company, Long Island Trust Company, Carriers & General Corporation.


    Member National Industrial Conference Board. Member Business Advisory Council, unites states department of Commerce. Clubs: Recess, Economic, Union League (New York City).


    • Married Marion E. O’Brien, October 4, 1922. Children: James Francis, Robert.
    • father: Joseph G. Fogarty
    • mother: Alicia (Kearney) Fogarty
    • spouse: Marion E. O’Brien
    • children: James Francis Fogarty
    • Robert Fogarty
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    Born March 16, 1888
    Died August 25, 1960
    (aged 72)