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Information systems executive

Thomas Robert Gaughan, American information systems executive. Recipient Technology-Leadership award Omicron, 1987.


Gaughan, Thomas Robert was born on February 26, 1936 in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Thomas Robert and Mary Helen (Tomko) Gaughan.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Drexel University, 1958. Master of Business Administration, Drexel University, 1962.


Systems analyst, programmer, General Electric Company, Philadelphia, 1958-1961;assistant controller, manager systems, Richardson Morrell, Inc., Philadelphia, 1961-1965;division controller, Textron Corporation, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1965-1967;director systems services, Celanese Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1967-1976;vice president information systems, Standard Brands, Inc., New York City, 1976-1982;vice president information systems, Primerica Corporation, Greenwich, Connecticut, since 1982. Board directors Omicron, Monclair, New Jersey, Profit Originated Systems Planning, Dallas.


Technology adviser Second Harvest Food Banks, Chicago, 1984-1987. Board directors Connecticut Food bank, New Haven, 1985-1987. Special project manager Southeast Connecticut Industry Association, Stamford, 1986-1987.

Member Advisory Conference Board, New York City, 1988. Captain United States Army Reserve, 1958-1966. Member Society Information Management, American Management Association (member advisory board information systems division since 1987).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis, traveling.


Married Rosemary Elizabeth McDevitt, June 13, 1959. Children: Mary Patricia, Thomas, Maureen, Dennis.

Thomas Robert Gaughan

Mary Helen (Tomko) Gaughan

Rosemary Elizabeth McDevitt

Mary Patricia Gaughan

Thomas Gaughan

Maureen Gaughan

Dennis Gaughan