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Paint manufacturing company executive

Eugene Louis O'Brien, American Paint manufacturing company executive. Named Outstanding Young Businessman of South Bend South Bend Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1948.

Background

O'Brien, Eugene Louis was born on April 29, 1913 in New York City. Son of George Louis and Helen (Knott) O'B.

Education

Graduate, Lake Forest Academy, 1931. Bachelor of Arts Notre Dame, 1935.

Career

With, O'Brien Paint Company, South Bend, Indiana, 1935-1963;executive vice president, board directors, O'Brien Paint Company, South Bend, Indiana, 1950-1963;president, board directors, Baltimore Paint & Chemical Corporation, 1963-1969;vice president, board directors, Thomas Manufacturing Company, Parkton, Maryland., 1964-1979.

Membership

Vice president Baltimore Opera Company, Inc., 1965-1972. Board directors South Bend chapter Boy Scouts American, 1946, South Bend Young Men’s Christian Association, 1946, Tucson Opera Company, 1973-1975. Member Tucson Council for Arts and Culture, 1974-1977.

Member Greater Baltimore Committee, National Paint and Lacquer Association, University Notre Dame Alumni Association (president St. Joseph's Valley chapter 1942), Tucson Country Club, Charles Center Club, Skyline Country Club, Old Pueblo Club, Pima County Polo Club.

Connections

Married Mary Ellen Chrisman, September 24, 1938 (divorced 1956). Children: George Dennis, Michael Francis, Eugene Louis, Frederick Joseph II, Christopher John, Mary Ellen, Ann Hilary. Married Laura Graflin Lee, March 28, 1961.

father:
George Louis O'B.

mother:
Helen (Knott) O'B.

spouse:
Mary Ellen Chrisman

spouse:
Laura Graflin Lee

child:
George Dennis O'Brien

child:
Michael Francis O'Brien

child:
Eugene Louis O'Brien

child:
Frederick Joseph II O'Brien

child:
Christopher John O'Brien

child:
Mary Ellen O'Brien

child:
Ann Hilary O'Brien