John McMullen

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Birthday
10, 1918
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Sep 16, 2005 (87)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1918
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Sep 16, 2005 (87)

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About

Known for his work as a marine and naval engineer, he established the John J. McMullen & Associates architecture and engineering firm in New York City. He also owned the Norton Lilly shipping company and purchased both the Houston Astros and New Jersey Devils teams.

Before Fame

Following his graduation from the United States Naval Academy and his subsequent decade-and-a-half of military service, he earned advanced engineering and architecture degrees from the Massachusetts and Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology.

Trivia

The United States Naval Academy's ice hockey arena was named in his honor.

Family Life

His marriage to Jacqueline Everhart produced two sons and one daughter.

Associated With

He owned a small portion of the New York Yankees baseball team; the team's primary owner was George Steinbrenner.

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