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Richard Arthur Donovan

Richard Arthur Donovan, American manufacturing executive. Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member Society Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Agents, American Medical Association, American Society Personnel Administration.

Background

  • Donovan, Richard Arthur was born on December 23, 1927 in Brooklyn. Son of Thomas C. and Ethel (Flanagan) Donovan.

  • Education

    • AB, Fordham University, 1950.

    Career

    • Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1951-1959. Personnel officer Litton Industries, Morris Plains, New Jersey, 1959-1964. Director industrial relations Electronic Associates, Long Branch, 1964-1967.

      Vice president, employee relations Shoe Corporation American, Columbus, Ohio, 1967-1968. Vice president personnel Netherlands Industries Inc. (formerly National Lead Company), New York City, 1968-1974, vice president administration, 1974-1975, group vice president pigments, 1975-1976, executive vice president, 1976-1981.

      Also director; president Wabash, Inc., Indiana, 1980. Also director; vice-chairman, chief executive officer Kearney-National, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1980.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member Society Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Agents, American Medical Association, American Society Personnel Administration.

    Connections

    • Married Eileen Karthaus, October 6, 1951. Children: Richard, Paul, Jeanne, Terence, Susan, John, Patricia, William.
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    Born December 23, 1927
    • 1950
      Fordham University
    • 1951 - 1959
      Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • 1959 - 1964
      personnel officer, Litton Industries
      Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States
    • 1964 - 1967
      director, industrial relations Electronic Associates
      Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      vice president
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1968 - 1974
      vice president, personnel Netherlands Industries Incorporated (formerly National Lead Company)
    • 1980
      president, Wabash
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