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Ronald Charles Curhan

marketing educator

Ronald Charles Curhan, American marketing educator. Served to major United States Army, 1952-1964.; Member American Marketing Association, Food Distribution Research Society, Beta Gamma Sigma.


Curhan, Ronald Charles was born on October 21, 1930 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edward and Ida Ann (Feldman) Curhan.


Bachelor of Science, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1952. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1957, D. Business Administration, 1971.


Assistant project engineer Sylvania Electric Products, Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts, 1954-1955. Manager, supervisor, Star Market Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1957-1959. Co-owner, manager C & F Enterprises, Inc., Hyde Park, Massachusetts, 1960-1965.

Vice president, director United Associate Grocers Cooperative, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts, 1961-1965. District manager, Purity Supreme Supermarkets, Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts, 1965-1966. Co-owner, manager Ron's Super-Save Markets, Inc., Methuen, Massachusetts, 1967.

Instructor marketing Boston University, 1966-1968, visiting lecturer, 1969, director executive programs, 1970-1971, associate professor, 1970-1975, professor, since 1975. Director TJX Companies, Inc., Stuarts Department Stores.


  • Contributor articles to professional journals. Trustee American Jewish History Society, Waltham, since 1985, Rose Art Museum Brandeis University, since 1987, Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, 1988-1996.


Served to major United States Army, 1952-1964. Member American Marketing Association, Food Distribution Research Society, Beta Gamma Sigma. Clubs: Belmont Country, Belmont Hill, Harvard.


  • Other Interests

    Golf; travel.


Married Joan Pokross, May 24, 1964. Children– Jenifer Joan, Jared Ronald.

Edward Curhan

Ida Ann (Feldman) Curhan

Joan Pokross

Jenifer Joan Curhan

Jared Ronald Curhan