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Edward Orrick Mcdonnell

investment banking.

Edward Orrick Mcdonnell, American investment banking. Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor, Navy Cross; Air Medal, 2 Bronze Star Medals; Distinguished Service Cross (Italy). member firm Smith & McDonnell, 1924-1925; member firm and partner G. M. P. Murphy & Company, investment bankers, since 1942; Served World World War II, 1940-1946, final rank vice admiral.

Background

Mcdonnell, Edward Orrick was born on November 13, 1891 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of Eugene and Ann (Chilton) Mcdonnell.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1912.

Career

Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1912, and promoted to lieut. commander, 1918. Resigned 1919. Secretary-treasurer. Mexican International Corporation, 1920-1922.

Vice-president and general manager Kelly Springfield Motor Truck Company, 1922-1923. Vice president R. J. Caldwell Company, 1923-1924. Member firm Smith & McDonnell, 1924-1925.

Member firm and partner G. M. P. Murphy & Company, investment bankers, since 1942. Director Pan. American Airways Corporation. General partner Hornblower & Weeks.

Also the director of The Hertz Corporation.

Membership

Member firm Smith & McDonnell, 1924-1925. Member firm and partner G. M. P. Murphy & Company, investment bankers, since 1942. Served World World War II, 1940-1946, final rank vice admiral.

Clubs: Brook, Yale (New York City).

Connections

Married Helen Fisher, November 14, 1915. Children: Mistress.

father:
Eugene Mcdonnell

mother:
Ann (Chilton) Mcdonnell

spouse:
Helen Fisher

child:
Mrs Mcdonnell