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Government official

Joseph B. O'Connor, American government official. Chairman local board O.P.A., New York City, 1943; member executive committee New York Veterans Center; member Veterans Employment Relief Board Served as ensign United States Navy, World War I. Member International Association Public Employment Services, American Legion, Elks, Knights of Columbus.

Background

O'Connor, Joseph B. was born on May 20, 1896 in Troy, New York, United States. Son of Edward A. and Catherine (Kelly) O'C.

Education

Student, St. Laurent College, 1911-1914;student, Catholic U. American, 1915-1917.

Career

Customers man, Newburger, Henderson & Loeb, New York City, 1917;public accounting business, Portsmouth, Virginia, 1918-1919;special accountant, S.A.L. Railway, 1919-1920;accountant, United States R.R. Administration, 1920-1925;account examiner, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1925-1934;deputy director Region II, Social Security Board, 1937-1942;deputy director, War Manpower Commission, 1943-1947;regional director Region II, Department Labor and United States Employment Svc., 1948-1949;regional director Region II, Department Department of Health, Education and Welfare (and predecessor Federal Security Agency), from 1949.

Membership

Chairman local board O.P.A., New York City, 1943. Member executive committee New York Veterans Center. Member Veterans Employment Relief Board Served as ensign United States Navy, World War I. Member International Association Public Employment Services, American Legion, Elks, Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Virginia F. Wonycott, December 21, 1918. Children: Joseph B., Virginia Catherine (Mistress Alvin D. Puth).

father:
Edward A. O'C.

mother:
Catherine (Kelly) O'C.

spouse:
Virginia F. Wonycott

children:
Joseph B. O'Connor

Virginia Catherine O'Connor (Mistress Alvin D. Puth)