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John Lanning O'Connor, American automotive executive. Member Finance Executives Institute, Forest Lake Country Club.


O'Connor, John Lanning was born on September 8, 1927 in Mount Kisco, New York, United States. Son of John Joseph and Mary April (Lanning) O'C.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Pace University, 1950.


With Ford Motor Company, subsidiary and divisions, since 1952. Various accounting and analytic positions Ford International, New York City and Dearborn, Michigan, 1952-1958. Finance manager Ford Portugal, Lisbon, 1958-1959.

Director finance and administration Ford Italy, Rome, 1959-1963. Assistant controller product development Dearborn, 1964-1970. Controller General Products division, Rawsonville, Michigan, 1970-1975.

General assistant controller finance staff Dearborn, 1975-1980. Controller North America Automotive Operations, 1981-1986, vice president administration, 1987. Vice president, controller Ford Motor Company, since 1987.


Member Finance Executives Institute, Forest Lake Country Club.


Married Marilyn Daphne Reynolds, April 19, 1952 (divorced November, 1982). Children: Kevin John, Geoffrey Reynolds, Caryn Elise, Stephen Jay, John Andrew.

John Joseph O'C.

Mary April (Lanning) O'C.

Marilyn Daphne Reynolds

Kevin John O'Connor

Geoffrey Reynolds O'Connor

Caryn Elise O'Connor

Stephen Jay O'Connor

John Andrew O'Connor