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Richard Charles O'Sullivan

Richard Charles O'Sullivan, American steel company executive. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1945-1946; Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1946. Member Finance Executives Institute (president St. Louis chapter 1979, Pittsburgh chapter 1986).

Background

  • O'Sullivan, Richard Charles was born on November 2, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Eugene Patrick and Leona (Schmitt) O'S.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, DePaul University, 1950. Master of Business Administration, University Detroit, 1955. Postgraduate, New York University, 1960.

    Career

    • Cost accountant Signode Steel, Chicago, 1950-1952. Trainee California-Texas Oil Corporation Ltd., New York City, 1952-1953. Cost analyst Ford Motor Company, Highland Park, Michigan, 1953-1955.

      Supervisor special projects Chrysler Corporation, 1955-1956. Assistant to chairman board Curtiss-Wright Corporation, Woodridge, New Jersey, 1956-1962. Director cost analysis General dynamics corporation, New York City, 1962-1964.

      Comptroller General dynamics corporation (Electric Boat division), Groton, Connecticut, 1964-1968. Vice president, controller Textron Corporation, Providence, 1968-1971. Controller Monsanto Company, St. Louis, 1971-1988, treasurer, 1975-1988, vice president, 1976-1979, vice president economic and finance analysis, 1979-1981.

      Chief finance officer Allegheny Ludlum Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1981-1988. Member Finance Accounting Standards Advisory Council, 1975-1976.

    Membership

    Served with United States Marine Corps, 1945-1946. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1946. Member Finance Executives Institute (president St. Louis chapter 1979, Pittsburgh chapter 1986).

    Clubs: Duquesne, Pittsburgh Field.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Mae Gallagher, December 2, 1950. Children– Mark, Deborah, Barbara, Patricia.
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    Born November 2, 1927
    Died February 20, 1988
    (aged 60)
    • 1950
      DePaul University
    • 1955
      University Detroit
    • 1960
      New York University
    • 1950 - 1952
      Cost accountant, Signode Steel
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1952 - 1953
      trainee, California-Texas Oil Company Limited
    • 1953 - 1955
      cost analyst, Ford Motor Company
      Highland Park, Illinois, United States
    • 1955 - 1956
      supervisor special projects Chrysler Corporation
    • 1956 - 1962
      assistant, to chairman board Curtiss-Wright Corporation
      Woodridge, Illinois, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      director, cost analysis General Dynamics Corporation
    • 1964 - 1968
      comptroller, General Dynamics Corporation (Electric Boat division)
      Groton, Connecticut, United States
    • 1968 - 1971
      vice president, Textron Corporation
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 1968 - 1971
      controller, Textron Corporation
      Providence, Rhode Island, United States
    • 1971 - 1988
      controller, Monsanto Company
    • 1981 - 1988
      chief finance officer, Allegheny Ludlum Corporation
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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