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Lawyer

Donald Joseph Hurley, American lawyer. Served from Lieutenant to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member Greater Boston City of Commerce. (president 1954-1956, chairman of the executive committee 1957, director 1949-1966), American Law Institute, American, Boston bar associations.

Background

Hurley, Donald Joseph was born on May 4, 1907 in Gardner, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Cornelius Joseph and Rose (O’Loughlin) Hurley. Father of Stephen Nash Hurley, and Donald Joseph Hurley Jr,

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Harvard, 1928, Bachelor of Laws, 1931.

Career

Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1931. With Goodwin, Procter & Hoar, Boston, 1931-1978, partner, 1939-1978. Associate counsel Massachusetts Pardon and Parole Commission, 1938-1940.

Special counsel governor Massachusetts in preparation of charter Massachusetts Business Development Corporation, 1953. Chairman, director Merrimac Paper Company, Inc., Aquamac Corporation, Northkraft Industries, Inc. President, director Arcade Malleable Iron Company.

Director, clerk, Secretary Stop & Shop Companies, Inc. Director, clerk Cambridge Grant Farm, Inc., Domino Airways, Inc., Wallace Industries, Inc. President, director Massachusetts Business Development Corporation.

Trustee, member board investment Charlestown Savings Bank. Director, member Executive Committee Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company, Boston Company, Inc., Boston Old Colony Insurance Company. Secretary Federal Street Capital Corporation.

Director Equitable Fire Insurance Company, J.L. Hammett Company, Lilly Chemical Products, Inc., Putnam Duofund. Inc., Putnam Equities Fund, Inc., Putnam Vista Fund, Inc., Putnam Investors, Inc., Putnam Income Fund, Putnam Convertible Fund, Inc., Chasaba Corporation, Continental Corporation, Continental Insurance Company, Fidelity and Casualty Insurance Company New York, Niagara Fire Insurance Company, Putnam Mariner Fund, Putnam Voyager Fund, Seaboard Fire & Marine Insurance Company, Texstar Corporation, Commercial Insurance Company, Newark, Firemen’s Insurance Company, Newark, Glen Falls Inc. Company, Kansas City Fire and Marine Insurance Company, Pacific Insurance Company Trustee Civic Foundation Boston, Boston Urban Foundation, George Putnam Fund Boston, Putnam Growth Fund, New England Aquarium.

Honorary trustee Concord Academy. Member corporation Massachusetts General Hospital, Museum Science. Former director Harvard Alumni Association Chairman Boston Mid-Century Jubilee, 1960-1978.

General chairman 25th reunion Harvard Class of 1928, 1953. Former chairman Mayor’s Committee of 100 for Civic Progress in Boston. Former trustee Boston University.

President, director Committee of Permanent Charity Fund of Boston, Inc. Past director International Center of New England, Inc., overseer Boy’s Clubs Boston, Inc. Trustee Lowell Technology Institute, 1955-1958, Plimoth Planation.

Member business and professional friends committee National Center for State Court Justices.

Membership

Served from Lieutenant to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Greater Boston City of Commerce. (president 1954-1956, chairman of the executive committee 1957, director 1949-1966), American Law Institute, American, Boston bar associations.

Clubs: Union (Boston).

Connections

Married Miriam Greene, August 28, 1937. Children: Cornelia Greene, Donald, Junior.

father:
Cornelius Joseph Hurley

mother:
Rose (O’Loughlin) Hurley

spouse:
Miriam Greene

children:
Cornelia Greene Hurley

Donald Hurley

Jr Hurley