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Thomas Aquinas Murphy

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Thomas Aquinas Murphy, American former automobile manufacturing company executive. Board directors University Illinois Foundation Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Finance Executives Institute, Business Council, Bloomfield Hills (Michigan) Country Club, Delray Dunes (Florida) Golf Club, Ocean Club (Florida).

Background

Murphy, Thomas Aquinas was born on December 10, 1915 in Hornell, New York, United States. Son of John Joseph and Alma (O'Grady) Murphy.

Education

Leo High School, Chicago and University of Illinois.

Career

With General Motors Corporation, 1938-1988, assistant treasurer New York City, 1959, comptroller Detroit, 1967, treasurer, 1968, vice president in charge car and truck group, 1970-1972, vice chairman, 1972-1974, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1974-1980, director, 1980-1988.

Membership

Board directors University Illinois Foundation Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Finance Executives Institute, Business Council, Bloomfield Hills (Michigan) Country Club, Delray Dunes (Florida) Golf Club, Ocean Club (Florida).

Connections

Married Catherine Rita Maquire, June 7, 1941. Children: Catherine, Maureen, Thomas Aquinas.

father:
John Joseph Murphy

mother:
Alma (O'Grady) Murphy

spouse:
Catherine Rita Maquire

child:
Catherine Murphy

child:
Maureen Murphy

child:
Thomas Aquinas Murphy