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Francis Patrick Brennan, American banker. Decorated Bronze Star.


Brennan, Francis Patrick was born on January 9, 1917 in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Joseph and Bridget (Sullivan) Brennan.


Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Boston College, 1939; postgraduate, Bentley College Accounting and Finance, 1941.


Loan officer, Reconstrn. Finance Corporation, Boston, 1941-1942, 46-53; executive vice president, Massachusetts Business Development Corporation, Boston, 1954-1961; chairman, chief Executive officer, Union Warren Savings Bank, Boston, 1961-1987; vice chairman, Home Owners Savings Bank (merger Union Warren Savings Bank), Boston, 1987-1990. Board directors, trustee, chairman audit committee Boston Company Funds, Inc.

Chairman, president, treasurer Laurel Mutual Funds, since 1993. Board directors, executive and finance committees, chairman audit and salary committee Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company, chairman Dreyfus/Laurel Mutual Funds.


Former trustee vice chairman of the executive committee, chairman finance committee Stonehill College. Chairman Massachusetts Business Development Corporation. Member Sidney Farber Cancer Institute, Boston.

Member Massachusetts History Society. Past board directors Boston Municipal Research Bureau, Greater Boston Real Estate Board, Boston metropolitan chapter American Red Cross. Second lieutenant Army of the United States,1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Member Savings Banks Association Massachusetts (president 1972-1973), Massachusetts Bankers Association (director)-at-large), Greater Boston City of C. (vice president, admitted to Academy of Distinguished Bostonians 1992), Algonquin Club (Boston), Clover Club (Boston), Winchester Country Club, Madison Square Garden Club, Knights of Malta, Knights of Holy Sepulchre.


Married Mary J. Gilhooly, July 23, 1949. Children: Mary Ann, Eileen, John, Thomas.

John Joseph Brennan

Bridget (Sullivan) Brennan

Mary J. Gilhooly

John Brennan

Eileen Brennan

Thomas Brennan

Mary Ann Brennan