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John Edward O'Sullivan, business executive.


O'Sullivan, John Edward was born on November 29, 1920 in Providence. Son of John E. and Mary (Talbert) O'S.


AB, Brown University, 1942. Postgraduate, Rhode Island School Design. Postgraduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1962.


Budget manager Textron, Inc., 1949-1951. Controller, assistant to president Atlantic Parachute Corporation, 1951-1953. Secretary-treasurer Indian Head Inc. now TBG Inc., N.V., New York City, 1953-1956, vice president, treasurer, 1956-1961, executive vice president, 1961-1972, from 1974, president specialty textile group, 1972-1974, member executive and finance committees, also board directors, 1961-1975.

Director Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company Advisory Board, 1965.


Member industry advisory committee United States Defense Supply Agency, 1964-1967. Member development council Brown University, since 1967. Chairman finance committee Greenwich Academy, Connecticut.

Trustee St. Michael's Church. Second vice president parents national advisory committee Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida Served to lt (senior grade) United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Newcomen Society North America, New England Society City New York Clubs: Greenwich Country (governor).

Brown University (New York City) (governor). New York Athletic (governor).


Married Madeleine Paquet, May 1, 1954. Children: Joan, Mary Alice.

John E. O'S.

Mary (Talbert) O'S.

Madeleine Paquet

Joan O'Sullivan

Mary Alice O'Sullivan