James L. O’Connor, 88, of Jupiter, Florida, and formerly of Larchmont, died November 9, 2009.
He was born in Chicago, Illinois on August 24, 1921 to Leon P. and Marguerite McMahon O’Connor. He was a member of the Class of 1942 at the College of the Holy Cross, from which he withdrew in January 1942 to join the Army Air Corps. He flew 50 combat missions as a B-24 pilot in the Pacific theater.
A 1949 graduate of Columbia Law School, Mr. O’Connor spent several years as a commercial litigator in New York City. In 1966, he moved to Weston, Massachusetts to become General Counsel of Ludlow Corporation. In 1978, he moved to Palm Beach County Florida and founded The Storage Place Ltd.
Mr. O’Connor is predeceased by his wife Prudence and son James. He is survived by Prudence and Jeffrey Neubert of Norwalk, Connecticut, Andrew and Kelly O’Connor of Leawood, Kansas, Maureen O’Connor of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren