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Lawyer , Finance executive

Edward Louis Graf, was American lawyer, finance executive. Bar: Pennsylvania 1967; Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania.


Graf,, Edward Louis was born on September 24, 1938 in Pittsburgh. Son of Edward Louis and Laura Mae (Flaherty) Graf.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Pittsburgh, 1960. Juris Doctor, Duquesne University, 1967.


Auditor, tax accountant, Main Lafrentz & Company, Pittsburgh, 1960-1965;treasurer, General Electric Smith Inc., Pittsburgh, 1965-1967;contractor, Cecast division Combustion Engineering Inc., Pittsburgh, 1967-1970;vice president, secretary, legal counsel, Ketchum, MacLeod & Grove, Inc., Pittsburgh, 1971-1975;senior vice president, corporation secretary, Ketchum, MacLeod & Grove, Inc., Pittsburgh, 1975-1977;executive vice president finance and law, Ketchum Comm. Inc., Pittsburgh, 1977-1988;vice chairman, Chief Financial Officer, Ketchum Comm. Inc., Pittsburgh, 1988-1997.


  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1967. Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania.


Councilman Ben Avon Council, Pittsburgh, 1973-1977. Treasurer Pi Sigma Ednl. Foundation, since 1976.

Board directors Young Men’s Christian Association of Pittsburgh, Consumer Credit Council. Developer, owner The Priory and the Grand Hall at the Priory (history renovation). Member American Bar Association, AICPA, International Federation Business Education (board directors), Finance Executives Institute (president Pittsburgh chapter 1990-1991), Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny Bar Association, Pennsylvania Institute Certified Public Accountants, American Association Advertising Agilysys (member fiscal control committee), University Club, Ad Club (chairman legal/ethics committee), Duquesne Club.


Married Mary Ann Johnston, July 8, 1961. Children: John, Stephen, Timothy.

Edward Louis Graf,

Laura Mae (Flaherty) Graf,

Mary Ann Johnston

John Graf,

Stephen Graf,

Timothy Graf,