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Francis Joseph Mc Grath Edit Profile

city official

Francis Joseph Mc Grath, American city official. Recipient Eagle award Boy Scouts American, 1978; award of merit Armed Forces Committee Worcester County, 1979; Irving A. Glavin award Worcester Area Association for Retarded Children, 1979; Francis J. McGrath Elementary School named in his honor, 1979; Distinguished Community Service medal Worcester State College, 1980.

Background

Grath, Francis Joseph Mc was born on May 11, 1908 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Francis G. and Elizabeth (Tivnan) McGrath.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Holy Cross College, 1930;Doctor of Civil Law, Holy Cross College, 1959;Master of Arts, Boston College, 1931;D.Pub. Administration, Assumption College, Worcester, 1978;Doctor of Commercial Science (honorary), New England College of Worcester, 1980.

Career

Teacher, department head Bartlett High School, Webster, Massachusetts, 1931-1941. Principal Worcester School System, 1941-1943, 46-50. Assistant city manager Worcester, 1950.

City manager, since 1951.

Membership

Trustee Worcester County Institution for Savings Served as lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member International, Massachusetts city managers associations, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion. Clubs: Rotarian.

Connections

Married Mary Estelle Wickham, July 29, 1939.

father:
Francis G. McGrath

mother:
Elizabeth (Tivnan) McGrath

spouse:
Mary Estelle Wickham