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John Donald McNamara Edit Profile

also known as John Donald McNamara

Lawyer , business executive

J. Donald McNamara was lawyer, business executive. Bar: New York 1951, Connecticut 1951.

Background

McNamara, John Donald was born on February 28, 1924 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Son of John T. and Agnes (Keating) McNamara.

Education

Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1945. Master of Arts in Government, Harvard University, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1950.

Career

Associate, Hall, Haywood, Patterson & Taylor, New York City, 1951-1953, 55-56;assistant United States Attorney, United States District Court (southern district) New York, 1953-1955;associate, Wickes, Riddell, Bloomer, Jacobi & McGuire, New York City, 1956-1957;associate, then partner, Nottingham & McEniry (and successor), New York City, 1957-1959;secretary, general counsel, Interpub. Group of Companies, Inc., New York City, 1960-1979;director, Interpub. Group of Companies, Inc., New York City, 1965-1985;senior vice president, Interpub.

Group of Companies, Inc., New York City, 1966-1973;executive vice president, Interpub. Group of Companies, Inc., New York City, 1973-1979;president, Interpub. Group of Companies, Inc., New York City, 1980-1985;member Executive Committee, Interpub.

Group of Companies, Inc., New York City, 1967-1985;member finance committee, Interpub. Group of Companies, Inc., New York City, 1980-1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1951, Connecticut 1951.

Membership

Chairman United States National Tennis Championships, 1965. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Ceramic Circuit, The Silver Society (London), River Club, University Club, Metropolitan Opera Club (board directors 1999-2006, president 2004-2006), Ekwanok Country Club (board governors Manchester, Vermont 1991-1995), Dorset (Vermont) Field Club (board governors 1996-1999, president 1997-1998), West Side Tennis Club (president Forest Hills, New York 1964-1966, 79-80).

Connections

Married Shirley Addison Holdridge, November 5, 1960.

father:
John T. McNamara

mother:
Agnes (Keating) McNamara

spouse:
Shirley Addison Holdridge