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Food products executive

James Edward Murphy, American food products executive. Recipient Outstanding Young Man of Year, Toledo, 1968. Member of Public Relations Society of America, Palmetto Golf (Aiken, South Carolina), Atrium (New York City), Union League (Chicago).

Background

Murphy, James Edward was born on September 6, 1936 in East St. Louis, Illinois, United States. Son of John Jay and Margaret V. (Powers) Murphy.

Education

BJ, University Illinois, 1958.

Career

Reporter Buffalo Evening News, 1958—1959. Assistant director public relations National Gypsum Company, Buffalo, 1959—1962. Manager public relations Owens-Corning-Fiberglas, Toledo, 1962—1968.

Director public relations and merchandising, 1968—1972. General manager decorative and home furnishings division, 1972—1976. General manager Weaver Products Division, 1976—1978.

Vp public affairs Beatrice Foods Company, Chicago, 1978—1980. Senior vice president, director corporation relations, since 1980. Former vice president, treasurer Greater Toledo Public television Found.

Member business advisory committee University Illinois. Former trustee Maumee Valley Country Day School. Member President's Council, National College Education, Chicago Advisory Committee Local Initiative Support Group.

Trustee, treasurer North Shore Country Day School. With Counter Intelligence Corps United States Army, 1959-1961.

Membership

Member of Public Relations Society of America, Palmetto Golf (Aiken, South Carolina), Atrium (New York City), Union League (Chicago).

Connections

Married Patricia M. Galus, September 29, 1962. Children: Jason, Sean, Courtney.

father:
John Jay Murphy

mother:
Margaret V. (Powers) Murphy

spouse:
Patricia M. Galus

children:
Jason Murphy

Sean Murphy

Courtney Murphy