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William Martin Mc Cormick

William Martin Mc Cormick, American broadcast executive. Recipient award Greater Boston City of C., 1962, citation of merit National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1974.

Background

  • Cormick, William Martin Mc was born on December 15, 1921 in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States. Son of John and Delia Theresa (Murphy) McCormick.

  • Education

    • Student, New York University, 1943. Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1946. Student, Harvard University, 1945.

    Career

    • Account executive Station WOR, New York City, 1946-1954, assistant sales manager, 1955, director sales, 1956-1959, vice president, director sales, 1959-1960. President, general manager Station WNAC-AM and FM and WNAC-television, Boston, 1960-1964. Vice president, general manager Station WNAC-television, 1964-1969.

      Area vice president New England WNAC-television, 1970-1972. President McCormick Communications, 1972-1985, McCormick Broadcasting Corporation, 1986-1995. Trustee Charlestown Savings Bank., 1968-1983.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Catholic television Center, 1970-1983, American Red Cross, 1970-1995. President executives club Greater Boston City of C., 1965-1966, board directors, 1966-1968. Board directors Better Business Bureau, 1966-1970.

    Served with United States Navy, 1941-1946. Member National Association Broadcasters, National Radio Broadcasters Association, New England Broadcasters Association Clubs: Weston Golf. Oyster Harbors (Osterville, Massachusetts).

    John's Island (Vero Beach, Florida). Wianno (Massachusetts).

    Connections

    • Married Joan Theresa Dowling, June 29, 1957. Children: Jean Marie, Patricia, Joan, William Martin.
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    Born December 15, 1921
    Died April 23, 1995
    (aged 73)
    • 1943
      New York University
    • 1946
      New York University
    • 1945
      Harvard University
    • 1946 - 1954
      Account executive, Station WOR
    • 1960 - 1964
      president, Station WNAC-Master of Arts and FM and WNAC-television
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1960 - 1964
      general manager, Station WNAC-Master of Arts and FM and WNAC-television
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1964 - 1969
      vice president, Station WNAC-television
    • 1964 - 1969
      general manager, Station WNAC-television
    • 1970 - 1972
      area vice president, New England WNAC-television
    • 1972 - 1985
      president, McCormick Communications
    • 1986 - 1995
      president, McCormick Communications
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