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Manufacturing executive

Richard Arthur Donovan, American manufacturing executive. Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member Society Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Agents, American Medical Association, American Society Personnel Administration.

Background

Donovan, Richard Arthur was born on December 23, 1927 in Brooklyn. Son of Thomas C. and Ethel (Flanagan) Donovan.

Education

AB, Fordham University, 1950.

Career

Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1951-1959. Personnel officer Litton Industries, Morris Plains, New Jersey, 1959-1964. Director industrial relations Electronic Associates, Long Branch, 1964-1967.

Vice president, employee relations Shoe Corporation American, Columbus, Ohio, 1967-1968. Vice president personnel Netherlands Industries Inc. (formerly National Lead Company), New York City, 1968-1974, vice president administration, 1974-1975, group vice president pigments, 1975-1976, executive vice president, 1976-1981.

Also director; president Wabash, Inc., Indiana, 1980. Also director; vice-chairman, chief executive officer Kearney-National, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1980.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1946-1947. Member Society Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Agents, American Medical Association, American Society Personnel Administration.

Connections

Married Eileen Karthaus, October 6, 1951. Children: Richard, Paul, Jeanne, Terence, Susan, John, Patricia, William.

father:
Thomas C. Donovan

mother:
Ethel (Flanagan) Donovan

spouse:
Eileen Karthaus

child:
Richard Donovan

child:
Paul Donovan

child:
Jeanne Donovan

child:
Terence Donovan

child:
Susan Donovan

child:
John Donovan

child:
Patricia Donovan

child:
William Donovan