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Eugene John Joseph Sullivan

Eugene John Joseph Sullivan, American manufacturing executive, director.


  • Sullivan, Eugene John Joseph was born on November 28, 1920 in New York City. Son of Cornelius and Margaret (Smith) Sullivan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, St. John's University, 1942. Doctor in Commerce, St. John's University, 1973. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1948.


    • With chemical division Borden, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1946, beginning as salesman, successively assistant sales, 1957-1958, executive vice president, 1958-1964. President Borden Chemical Company division Borden, Inc. Vice president Borden, Inc., 1964-1967, executive vice president, 1967-1973, president, chief operating officer, 1973-1979, chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1979-1986.

      Professor St. John's University, 1987—2003. Board directors W.R. Grace & Company. Chairman board directors Hamilton Fund.

      Trustee Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company.


    Trustee, vice chairman, past secretary St. John's University, chairman board directors, since 1999. Trustee New York Medical College, Catholic Health Association, Catholic Charities United States of America, since 1999. Chairman Commission on Catholic Health Care.

    Served as lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Lieutenant Reserve; Member Council Foreign Relations, Knights of Malta, Knights of Holy Sepulchre, Knights of St. Gregory, University Club, Plandome Country Club.


    • Married Gloria Roesch, August 25, 1943. Children: Eugene John Joseph, Edward J., Robert C., Elizabeth Ann Hansler.
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    Born November 28, 1920
    • 1942
      St. John's University
    • 1973
      St. John's University
    • 1948
      New York University
    • 1946
      With chemical division Borden
    • 1957 - 1958
      With chemical division Borden
    • 1964 - 1967
      vice president, Borden
    • 1987 - 2003
      professor, St. John's University
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