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John Irenaeus Ahern

utility executive.

John Irenaeus Ahern, American utility executive. Member of Executive Committee Massachusetts Committee Caths., Protestants and Jews; member president council Boston College; Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946.

Background

Ahern, John Irenaeus was born on June 28, 1907 in Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John W. and Catherine (Leary) Ahern.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Boston University, 1930. Trainee Weymouth Light & Power Company, 1929-1930, sales and advertising, 1930-1934. Assistant merchandise manager New England Power Service & Engineering Corporation, 1934-1936, editor, 1936-1937, publicity director, 1937-1947.

Assistant vice-president, director public relations New England Electric System, Boston, 1947-1950, vice president, from 1950. Chairman, director Massachusetts Electric & Gas Chairman's Association board Massachusetts Electric Company, from 1968. Director Fieldcrest Mills.

Member investment committee Union Warren Savings Bank. Finance committee director Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company. Director Executive Committee Westville Homes Corporation.

Trustee Executive Committee Amoskeag Company, Union Warren Savings Bank. Treasurer, director Issues Management Inc. Trustee Flatley Real Estate Investment Trust.

Director Federal St. Capital Corporation.

Career

Assistant mdse; assistant vice president, dir. Director Fieldcrest Mills. Director Boston Mut; director exec.

Director Federal St. Capital Corporation Mem. President council Boston College Served to Lieutenant commander.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee Massachusetts Committee Caths., Protestants and Jews. Member president council Boston College. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946.

Clubs: Algonquin (Boston), Clover (Boston).

Connections

Married Marion Whitney Brown, April.

father:
John W. Ahern

mother:
Catherine (Leary) Ahern

spouse:
Marion Whitney Brown