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Mark R. Sullivan, president of Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company, San Francisco, was born February 1, 1896, in Oakland, California. He is the son of Robert E. and Margaret (Tierney) Sullivan. Received his education in the public schools of San Francisco.

Mr. Sullivan became associated with the Pacific Company at San Francisco, California, in 1912. First as traffic clerk, then traffic student, 1912-13; traffic inspector, 1913-15; general traffic manager 1928-1934; vice president and general manager 1934-1938; first vice president 1939-1941; president since 1947. He was vice president of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company, New York, from 1942 to 1945; president of The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Companies, Washington, D.C. from 1945 to 1947.

Mr. Sullivan married Alice Newkirk on May 12, 1917, and has one daughter, Patricia. Their home is at 2222 Hyde Street, San Francisco, California.

Offices: 140 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco 5, California.




Transcribed By: Cecelia M. Setty.

Source: Eminent Californians 1953, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 346, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.

2014 Cecelia M. Setty.






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