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Corporation executive

Neil James Curry, American Corporation executive.


Curry, Neil James was born on July 25, 1908 in Oil City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Peter Henry and Ceclia Beatrice (O’Neil) Curry.


Student Villanova College, 1927-1928.


Of Ohio, 1929-1938; owner Curry Oil Corporation, Columbus, Indiana, 1938-1939. Sales Tidewater Association Oil Corporation, 1939-1942. Vice president Cal Truck Rental Company, Los Angeles, 1942-1944.

President California Cartage Company, since 1944, Pacific U Drive, since 1946, California Cartage Express, since 1947, California Crating Corporation, since 1950. Director Ridgeley Terminals Corporation, Truck Insurance Exchange. Farmer’s Insurance Group, Avco Corporation, Straza Industries.

Director California Safety Foundation, Southern California Foundation. Advising committee Transportation Center Northwestern University. Chairman California Horse Racing Board Trustee City Hospital.


Member Los Angeles Chamber of C. (director), Motor Truck Association California (p.pres.), California Motor Transport Association (past president), American Trucking Association (chairman of the executive committee), Transportation Association American (director), Western Highway Institute (past president), United States Chamber of Commerce, National Association Racing Commissioners (president 1963).


Married Esther Rita O’Connor, March 31, 1930. Children: Robert A., Patricia A., Jane F. With Standard Oil Corporation.

Peter Henry Curry

Ceclia Beatrice (O’Neil) Curry

Esther Rita O’Connor

Jane F. With Standard Oil Co Curry

Robert A. Curry

Patricia A. Curry