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John Edward Mccarthy, American transportation executive.


Mccarthy, John Edward was born in 1894 in New York City. Son of John E. and Mary Catherine (Lover) Mccarthy.


Graduate LaSalle Academy, New York City, 1911.


Coach Company; New York City, 1914-1954, president, 1939-1954, also director. President, director New York City Omnibus Corporation, 1939-1956. President Fifth Avenue Coach Lines, Inc., since 1956.

Surface Transit Inc., since 1956. President, director Gray Line Motor Tours, Inc., Motor Coach Supply Corporation, Westchester St. Transportation Company, Inc., FACCO Printing Company, Inc., Fifth Avenue Business Advertising, Inc., Surface Transportation Trading Company, Inc., New York, W. & Connecticut Traction Company, Williams Storage Warehouse Company, Inc., New York Transportation Company, Inc. Trustee Citizens Budget Commission.


Member Fifth Avenue Association and Broadway assosiation, New York State Motorbus Association, Inc., Bronx Board Trade (director) 42d St.-Mid-Manhattan Association (director), West Side Association of Commerce, Inc. (director), Police Athletic League (director), Cardinal’s Commission of Laity, Knights of Malta, American Transit Association (director, treasurer), New York Board Trade (director), Commerce and Industry Association New York State, Chamber of Commerce State New York, Federal Grand Jury Association, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Pilgrims of the United States. Clubs: New York Athletic, Winged Foot Golf, Traffic, New York Railroad, Railroad Machinery.


Married Mary Helen Ahearn, June 28, 1922. Children: John Edward, Richard F. With Fifth Avenue.

John E. Mccarthy

Mary Catherine (Lover) Mccarthy

Mary Helen Ahearn

John Edward Mccarthy

Richard F. With Fifth Av Mccarthy