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James John O'Neill

attorney , venture capitalist

James John O'Neill, American venture capitalist, attorney. Bar: New York. Named one of Outstanding Young Men American, Junior Chamber of Commerce, Chicago, 1970.


O'Neill, James John was born on February 9, 1938 in New York City. Son of Walter John and Catherine Christina (Koerner) O'N.


Bachelor, St. Francis College, New York City, 1959. Bachelor of Laws, St. John's University, 1962. Postgraduate, New York University, 1968.


Associate in trusts, Comptroller of Currency United States Treasury, New York City, 1963-1966;assistant vice president, American Stock Exchange, New York City, 1966-1974;executive director, general counsel, Committee Publicly Owned Companies, New York City, 1974-1986;senior vice president, Rothschild Inc., New York City, since 1986. Board directors Micracor, Inc., New York City, Shared Communications Superior vena cava syndrome, New York City, Cyclean, Inc., Austin, Texas, BBG-COA, Inc., Roseland, New Jersey, International Exch. Council, Washington; president Center for United States Capital Markets, New York City, since 1974.


  • Bar: New York.


Chairman United States Youth Council, 1962-1964. Member advance staff Presidential Campaign Robert F. Kennedy, 1968. Civic director Fund for American Studies, 1974-1983, board visitors, 1983-1985.

Board directors American Council Young Political Leaders, 1975-1983, Nazareth Regional High School, New York City, 1976-1984, St. Francis de Sales School for Deaf, New York City, 1980-1988. Member Foreign Policy Association (board directors 1974-1980), Delta Phi Delta. Clubs: Larchmont Yacht (New York ).

University (New York City).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, skiing, squash, tennis.


Married Anne Marie Loretta Regin, June 19, 1965. Children: Jennifer Anne, Jane Courtney, James John Junior, Colin Regin.

Walter John O'N.

Catherine Christina (Koerner) O'N.

Anne Marie Loretta Regin

Jennifer Anne O'Neill

Jane Courtney O'Neill

James John Junior O'Neill

Colin Regin O'Neill