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Charles Patrick O'Donnell

Charles Patrick O'Donnell was American newspaper executive, consultant.

Background

  • O'Donnell, Charles Patrick was born on November 14, 1920 in Cleveland. Son of Charles Richard and Ella (Kilbane) O'D.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Case Western Reserve University, 1942. Iowa, Harvard University, 1943.

    Career

    • Salesman, research executive International Business Machines Corporation, 1946-1952. Management consultant, partner Robert Heller & Associates, 1952-1956, 59-64. President Electronic Tabulating Company, 1956-1959.

      Assistant controller East Ohio Gas Company, Cleveland, 1964-1966. Vice president Providence Gravure, Inc., 1966-1969, Providence Journal Company, 1969-1978, senior vice president, 1978-1985. President O'Donnell & Associates, Providence, since 1985.

      Board directors Charlotte Printing Company, Jackson Newspapers, Inc., Sun Coast Media Group, Inc., Manisses Communications Group, Inc.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Treasurer Pomenade Industrial Center Association, 1981. Trustee Providence Preservation Society, since 1981, vice president 1986-1987. Trustee Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, since 1979, 1st vice president, since 1985, president, since 1987.

    Active Rhode Island History Society, 1984-1987. Vice chairman Providence Off-Street Parking Commission, since 1986. Trustee St. Joseph Hospital, 1973-1977, Industrial Foundation Rhode Island, since 1973.

    Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Providence Chamber of Commerce (director 1973-1977), American Newspaper Publishers Association, New England Newspaper Association (president 1985), Hope Club, Agawam Hunt Club (Providence), Dunes Club (Narragansett, Rhode Island), Knights of Malta, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Rita Monroe, May 17, 1944 (deceased). Children: C. Patrick, Mary, Martha, Robert J.
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    Born November 14, 1920
    • 1942
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1943
      Harvard University
    • 1952 - 1956
      management, Robert Heller & Associates
    • 1952 - 1956
      partner, Robert Heller & Associates
    • 1956 - 1959
      president, Electronic Tabulating Company
    • 1964 - 1966
      assistant, controller East Ohio Gas Company
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      vice president, Providence Gravure
    • 1969 - 1978
      vice president, Providence Gravure
    • 1985
      president, O'Donnell & Associates
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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