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civic worker , Stock broker

John A. Coleman, American stock broker, civic worker. Decorated knight St. Gregory the Great; knight of the Order of Malta (president-master); Grand Cross Equestrian Order Holy Sepulchure; recipient Catholic Action medal St. Bonaventure’s College, Saint Vincent de Paul, St. John’s U., Brooklyn; Brotherhood award National Conference Christians and Jews, Papal Chamberlain, 1957.

Background

Coleman, John A. was born on December 24, 1901 in New York City. Son of John A. and Nora (O’Connor) Coleman.

Education

Student Holy Trinity School, 1907-1915. Doctor of Laws, Manhattan College, Niagara U., St. Anselm’s College, Notre Dame U., Fordham University, Manhattanville College, Marymount College, Syracuse (New York) U. Doctor of Commercial Science, Holy Cross.

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, Providence College.

Career

Floor page New York Stock Exchange, 1916. Member of New York Curb Exchange, 1923-1924. Member of New York Stock Exchange, 1924-1977, governor 1938-1943, 48-77, vice Chairman of the Board, 1941-1943, chairman, 1943-1947.

Partner Adler, Coleman & Company. Director Chrysler Corporation, Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company, East River Savings Bank, New York Telephone Co. Chairman of the executive committee American Broadcasting-Paramount Theatres.

Director General Aniline & Film Corporation President board New York Foundling Hospital. Trustee Catholic U. American, Washington, Altman Foundation, Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Executive Chairman Cardinal’s Committee of Laity. Trustee Catholic Charities, Inc.

Membership

Member of New York Curb Exchange, 1923-1924. Member of New York Stock Exchange, 1924-1977, governor 1938-1943, 48-77, vice Chairman of the Board, 1941-1943, chairman, 1943-1947. Member Friendly Sons of St. Patrick (past president).

Clubs: Athletic, Manhattan (New York City).

Connections

Married Ann Meehan, June 7, 1930. Children: John A., Thomas, Mary Ann (Mistress Harry C. Hagerty, Junior.

father:
John A. Coleman

mother:
Nora (O’Connor) Coleman

spouse:
Ann Meehan

children:
John A. Coleman

Thomas Coleman

Mary Ann (Mistress Harry C. Hagerty Coleman

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