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Corporation executive

John Pirie Gallagher, American corporation executive. Trustee Glenwood School for Boys. Member Chicago Club, Comm. Club, Hinsdale Golf Club, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

Gallagher, John Pirie was born on October 12, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Edward and Elsie (Pirie) Gallagher.

Education

Student, Northwestern University, 1934-1940; Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago, 1947; Doctor of Laws (honorary), Elmhurst College, 1975.

Career

With, Commonwealth Edison Company, Chicago, 1934-1946; partner, vice president, Booz, Allen and Hamilton, Inc., Chicago, 1946-1963; director, McKinsey and Company, Chicago, 1963-1968; president, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chemetron Corporation, Chicago, 1968-1977; retired, Chemetron subsidiary Allegheny Ludlum Industries, Inc., 1981; executive consultant to, Chemetron Corporation, 1978-1981. Senior lecturer Graduate School Business, University of Chicago, 1979-1993.

Membership

Trustee Glenwood School for Boys. Member Chicago Club, Comm. Club, Hinsdale Golf Club, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Connections

Married Penny Boyer, September 13, 1940. Children: David A., Kathe L. Dugan, Laurie S., Steven R.

father:
Edward Gallagher

mother:
Elsie (Pirie) Gallagher

spouse:
Penny Boyer

child:
Kathe L. Dugan Gallagher

child:
David A. Gallagher

child:
Laurie S. Gallagher

child:
Steven R. Gallagher