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John Joseph Fitzgibbons, American theatre executive. Member Board of Trade, Toronto.; Club: Mount Stephen (Montreal).


Fitzgibbons, John Joseph was born on August 27, 1890 in Meriden, Connecticut, United States. Son of Michael J. and Bridget A. (Heffernan) Fitzgibbons.


Student in public schools.


Projectionist Bijou Theatre, Meriden, Connecticut, 1904-1906. Acquired theatres in Long Island, 1916-1925. Director theatre management eastern United States, Paramount Corporation, headquarters New York City, Charlotte, North Carolina, Jacksonville, Florida, 1925-1930.

Director theatre management Famous Players Canadian Corporation, Ltd., Toronto, 1930-1936, vice president, 1936-1941, president, general manager, 1941-1963, Chairman of the Board, since 1963. Director United Amusement Corporation, Ltd. National chairman motion picture section National War Finance Committee, also nat. chairman Canadian Motion Picture War Services Committee, World World War World War II Companion British Empire.

Knight of Malta, Knight of Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.


Member Board of Trade, Toronto. Club: Mount Stephen (Montreal).


Married Katherine A. Kiernan, October 28, 1912. Children: Yvonne (Mistress.

Michael J. Fitzgibbons

Bridget A. (Heffernan) Fitzgibbons

Katherine A. Kiernan

Yvonne (Mrs Fitzgibbons