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John Barber McGovern Edit Profile

food company executive

John Barber McGovern was American food company executive. Bar: New York, federal bars.

Background

McGovern, John Barber was born on December 11, 1921 in Brooklyn. Son of Eugene and Amy Catherine (Barber) McGovern.

Education

Student, Georgetown University. Bachelor of Laws, St. John's University. Master of Laws, New York University.

Career

Supervisor Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, New York City, 1947-1954. Assistant general counsel Nabisco Inc. (now Nabisco Brands Inc.), 1954-1963, Parsippany, New Jersey, 1954-1963, East Hanover, 1954-1963, vice president, 1969-1980, 83-85, senior vice president, 1980-1983.

Retired, 1985

Trustee British Columbia&T Union and Industry Pension fund, Kensington, Maryland, 1969-1983. Director Business Council New York, Albany, 1975-1982, UBA Inc., Washington, 1971-1983.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York, federal bars.

Membership

Trustee Indiana College Fund, New Jersey. Trustee Radburn Association, Fairlawn, New Jersey, 1974-1977. Member Public Affairs Research Council.

Member advisory board Fairleigh Dickenson University Business School. Member Labor Policy committee, Washington. Vice chairman United Way Morris County, 1976.

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member of University (Washington). North River Shares (Stuart, Florida).

Connections

Married Julia Ann O'Connor, February 1, 1947. Children: Peter, Amy, Jane, Irene, Mary, Catherine.

father:
Eugene McGovern

mother:
Amy Catherine (Barber) McGovern

spouse:
Julia Ann O'Connor

child:
Peter McGovern

child:
Amy McGovern

child:
Jane McGovern

child:
Irene McGovern

child:
Mary McGovern

child:
Catherine McGovern