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military officer , finance company executive

Jeremiah Joseph Brophy, American Financial company official, former army officer. CFP. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star with oak leaf cluster, Purple Heart, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry (3awards). Member Association Graduate United States Military Academy, West Point Society Middle Tennessee, Middle Tennessee Retired Officers Association (board directors, president 1998).


Brophy, Jeremiah Joseph was born on March 19, 1930 in New York City. Son of John Joseph and Mary Margaret (Moran) Brophy.


Student, Manhattan College, 1948. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1953. Postgraduate, Army Command and General Staff College, 1963.

Postgraduate, Armed Forces Staff College, 1964. Postgraduate, Army War College, 1969. Postgraduate, Monmouth College, 1981.


Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1953. Advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1976. Advisor 12th Vietnamese Infantry Regiment, Vietnam, 1963-1964.

Commander 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry 101st Airborne Division, Vietnam, 1969-1970. G3 advisor I Corps, Vietnam, 1970. Commander United States garrison Aschaffenburg, Germany.

Commander 3d Brigade, 3d Infantry division, 1973-1975. G1 and G3 VII corporations staff Germany, 1975—1976. Commander United States garrison Baumholder, Germany.

Assistant Commander 8th Infantry division, 1976-1978. Deputy Commander Combined Arms Training Devels. Agency, 1978-1980; deputy Commander United States Army Training Center Fort Dix, New Jersey, 1980-1983.

Stockbroker Merrill, Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Nashville. Agent Franklin Life Insurance Company. Executive vice president General Trust Company.

Division manager Waddell & Reed Inc., Nashville, 1983-1994. Certified finance planner BMA Finance Services Inc., 1995—2001. Leader United States Army Europe Team, Four Day Int'l Marches Nijmegen, Netherlands, 1976.


  • CFP.


Member Association Graduate United States Military Academy, West Point Society Middle Tennessee, Military Officers Association American (Mid Tennessee chapter board directors, president 1998, chairman middle Tennessee chapter scholarship committee 2003-2010).


Married Jane Guthrie, June 4, 1955. Children: John, Sandy, Greg, Elizabeth, Diane, Stephen.

John Joseph Brophy

Mary Margaret (Moran) Brophy

Jane Guthrie

John Brophy

Sandy Brophy

Greg Brophy

Elizabeth Brophy

Diane Brophy

Stephen Brophy