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John Albert Herlihy

air transport executive.

John Albert Herlihy, American air transport executive. Served as flight officer, United States Navy, 1927-1928.

Background

Herlihy, John Albert was born on June 21, 1904 in Wilton, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Henry P. and Maud (Kendall) Herlihy.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1927.

Career

Construction engineer, later chief engineer, Transcontinental Air Transport, St. Louis, Missouri, 1928-1930. Pilot, New York City-Cleveland airmail route, 1930-1933. Assistant to general superintendent National Air Transport, Chicago, 1933-1934.

Div. superintendent in charge Chicago-New York United Air Lines Transport Corporation, 1934-1937, director engineering, 1937-1938, vice president, 1938-1958, senior vice president engineering and maintenance, since 1958, also director.

Membership

Served as flight officer, United States Navy, 1927-1928.

Connections

Married Helen Wotton, September 1931. Children: Thomas (deceased), Barbara, John Albert, Junior.

father:
Henry P. Herlihy

mother:
Maud (Kendall) Herlihy

spouse:
Helen Wotton

children:
Thomas Herlihy (deceased)

Barbara Herlihy

John Albert Herlihy

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