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Thomas Bernard Mc Fadden Edit Profile

airline and broadcasting executive

Thomas Bernard Mc Fadden was American airline and broadcasting executive.


Fadden, Thomas Bernard Mc was born on February 11, 1917 in New York City. Son of John Joseph and Agnes B. (McCabe) McFadden.


Student, New York University School Commerce, 1938. Student, Harvard Business School, 1967.


Page boy NBC, 1934-1937, news editor, 1937-1939, sports editor, 1939-1941. Director NBC Spot Sales, 1952-1954. Vice president NBC, 1954-1962.

Also in charge NBC owned properties. General manager WRCA, New York City, 1947. 1st general manager WRCA-television, 1948-1950.

General manager KRCA, Los Angeles, 1950. President New Britain Broadcasting Company, 1956-1959. Vice president, national sales manager NBC television Network, 1959-1962.

Vice president marketing Trans World Airlines, Inc., 1962-1968. Senior vice president Eastern Airlines, Inc., 1968-1977. Director emeritus American District Telegraph Company.

Vice president American Cancer Society.


Past chairman tourist division Florida Chamber of C. Vice chairman Son of Florida council Boy Scouts American. Member Governor's Tourist Advisory Council.

Board directors Miami (Florida) Heart Institute Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945. Member Institute Certified Travel Agents (founding trustee), Broadcast Pioneers, Air Force Association, Emerald Society South Florida, LaGorce Country Club (governor), Bath Club, Miami Kiwanis (board directors).


Married Marjorie Hutchison, October 7, 1950. Children: Thomas Hutchison, Matthew John.

John Joseph McFadden

Agnes B. (McCabe) McFadden

Marjorie Hutchison

Thomas Hutchison Fadden

Matthew John Fadden