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Andrew Thomas Kearney

management consultant.

Andrew Thomas Kearney, American management consultant. Awarded Medal of Freedom, 1946. Member American Marketing Association.


Kearney, Andrew Thomas was born on July 5, 1892 in Brockway, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Griffith and Margaret (Smith) Kearney.


Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State College, 1916. Graduate student, Pennsylvania State College, and Northwestern University, 1919-1925.


1 daughter, Jean Mohr Kearney (Mistress David W. Robinson). In commercial research department, Swift & Company, 1920-1930, manager, 1926-1930. Partner James O. McKinsey & Company, 1930-1935, McKinsey, Wellington & Company, 1935-1939.

Managing partner McKinsey, Kearney & Company, Mngmnt consultants since 1939, A.T. Kearney & corporation since 1946. President and director Zonolite Company 1935-1954, chairman board, since 1954. Director, member executive committee Kroger Company, Libby, McNeill & Libby.

Associate professor of marketing, Pennsylvania State College, 1919-1920. Lecturer School of Business, University of Chicago, 1925-1931. Deputy regional director Region 6, West Palm Beach, June-December 1942, regional director, December 1942-December 1943.

Deputy in charge American Production Mission to China, 1945. Director Community Fund Chicago, president 1952.


  • Co-author: Economics for the Meat Packing Industry, public for textbook use by University of Chicago. Contributor on various business subjects to American Management Association and other business orgns. Awarded Medal of Freedom, 1946.


Member American Marketing Association. Clubs: Attic, Chicago, Indian Hill, Commonwealth, Commercial, Economic.


Married Harriet Mohr, June 16, 1926 (deceased on October 9, 1951).

James Griffith Kearney

Margaret (Smith) Kearney

Harriet Mohr