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corporate executive

Patrick Lawrence O'Malley was American corporate executive. Recipient Outstanding Business award Oshkosh Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1950, Horatio Alger award Great American award, B'nai B'rith, Golden Plate award American Academy Achievement, laureatte Lincoln Academy, 1991, Lifetime Achievement award Roosevelt University, 1992; inducted into Illinois Businessmen Hall of Fame.


O'Malley, Patrick Lawrence was born on January 2, 1911 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Matthias and Bridget (Sweeny) O'M.


Student, Harvard University, 1930-1931;honorary degrees, St. Joseph College, Mundelein College, St. Procopius College, Bryant College.


With, Employers Liability Assurance Company, 1930;with, Western Electric, 1931;salesman, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Boston, 1932-1935;manager, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Boston, 1935-1942;technical observer, Coca-Cola Export Corporation, 1942-1945;with, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Stamford, Connecticut, 1946-1948;with, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1948-1952;vice president then president, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Chicago, 1952-1960;vice president national sales, Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, 1960-1962;chairman, director, chief Executive officer, Canteen Corporation, Chicago, 1962-1982. Chairman, Board Of Directors Casualty Insurance Company, Michigan Avenue National Bank. Director Trans World Airlines, Stone Container Corporation, Panol Insurance, Bally Manufacturing Corporation.

Board directors FirstColonial Bankshares.


Trustee Roosevelt University, Chicago, Mundelein College, Chicago, board directors Regional Transportation Authority. Member advisory council College Business Administration University Notre Dame. Chairman executive advisory board St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago.

Member National Institute Food Service Industry (past president), National Restaurant Association (past president), Illinois Coca-Cola Bottlers Association (past president), Chicago Sales Marketing Executives (president 1960), Quincy Chamber of Commerce (vice president), Knights of Columbus, Knights of Malta, Knights of Holy Sepulchre, Elks.


Married Helen Lee, October 29, 1933. 1 child, Patrick Lawrence.

Matthias O'M.

Bridget (Sweeny) O'M.

Helen Lee

Patrick Lawrence O'Malley