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Edward Milford Curran, business manager.


Curran, Edward Milford was born on December 15, 1922 in Newark. Son of John Cleveland and Elizabeth Ellen (King) Curran.


Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Business Adminstn., Rider College, 1947. Postgraduate, Seton Hall University, 1947. Diploma in Contract Adjustment and Administration, Toledo University, 1953.

Diploma National Security Management, Industrial College Armed Forces, 1970. Diploma Executive Management, University Pennsylvania, 1977. Diploma Management Development, University Southern California, 1981.


Assistant advertising manager Worthington Pump Corporation, Harrison, New Jersey, 1947-1949. Real estate salesman Kammerer Real Estate, Newark, 1949-1950. Quality management Westinghouse Electric Corporation, 1950-1952.

Manpower specialist United States Government Army Ordnance Navy, Air Force, New York City, 1952-1956. Business manager Rockwell International Corporation, Canoga Park and Los Angeles, California, 1956-1984. President, director C & C Consultant National and International, since 1984.


  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: 2d Marine Divison, 1976.


Candidate Los Angeles City Council, State Assembly, 1959-1962, United States Congress, 1969. Committee member Republican County and State Committee, Los Angeles, 1962-1970. Advisor Mayor's Community Advisory Board, Los Angeles, 1961-1975.

Commissioner California Industrial Welfare Communications, California State Veterans Board. Chairman Los Angeles Military Very Important Person Coordinating Council, Los Angeles Toys for Tots Indian Affairs, Restoration Marine Corps Commandant' General’ s Office Residence Department Interior, Washington, Coordinating Council to Assist Returning Military Vets to Gain Employment. Member Freedom Train Committee, Commission to Appoint Wage Bd, California, Rapid Transit Commission, Los Angeles, Canoga Park Citizens Advisory Council, chairman planning and environmental concerns subcommittee.

Board directors Boy Scouts American, Los Angeles, Panorama Memorial Hospital, Los Angeles. Representative State Department and United States Marine Corps to 60th Anniversary Commemoration American Battle Monument Commission, Paris, 1978. Publicity director High School Community Advisory Council Sergeant United States Marine Corps, 1941-1944, PTO. Member National Management Association (vice president 1962-1963), Navy League United States (vice president 1975-1988, national award 1985), Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (board directors 1984, president, meritorius award 1982), Southern California Motion Picture Council (certified appreciation 1985), Second Marine Division Association (national president 1975-1976, national executive vice president 1973-1974, president California chapter 1971-1972), Southern California Semper Fi Marine Corps Council (chairman board trustees), Los Angeles Memorial Foundation (president, board directors 1982), Veterans of Foreign Wars (aide-de-camp to national commander 1961-1962), Marine Corps League (commandant), Canoga Park Chamber of Chamber (board directors), National Management Club (chief booster 1962-1968), West Valley Optimist International (vice president 1967-1968), World Boxing Hall of Fame (board directors 1986-1989), Americans against Human Suffering, Employee Support National Guard and Military Reserve, Department Defense (president since 1987), Los Angeles Naval Memorial Foundation (president, board directors since 1982), Rider College Alumni Association (California chairman 1980-1987), Elks, Eta Upsilon Zeta, Skull and Sabres.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, travel, collecting plates, stamps and history books.


Married Betty Jean Ward, November 26, 1945. Children: Gale Janice, Jeffery Ward, Roger Wood.

John Cleveland Curran

Elizabeth Ellen (King) Curran

Betty Jean Ward

Gale Janice Curran

Jeffery Ward Curran

Roger Wood Curran