Gerard M. McAllister 1910-1984
Gerard M. McAllister, retired executive vice president and general counsel of McAllister Brothers Inc.
of New York City, one of the largest towing and marine transportation companies in the world, died recently at his home in Avon, Conn. He was 74 years old and also lived in Lost Tree, Fla.
Mr. McAllister was one of 10 children of James P. McAllister, the eldest son of Capt. James P.
McAllister who founded the family company and put the first McAllister tugboat to work in New York Harbor in 1864.
Mr. McAllister, who joined the family company in 1936 and retired in 1974, was born in Brooklyn and graduated from Georgetown University and Fordham Law School.
Before joining the company he was a partner in the law firm of Dow & McAllister. He was a former director of the New York Board of Trade, and a past chairman of the marine division of the Board's transportation section.
Mr. McAllister is survived by his wife, Claire Tierney McAllister; a daughter, Jered Ann Lynch; two sons, Peter B. and Steven M.; three sisters, Isabel Etzel, Joan Smith, and Justine Roach; a brother, James P.; and nine grandchildren.
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