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William J. O'Connor | 1953

Long time employee at the Union Stock Yard and Transit Company in Chicago, O'Connor was also a director of the International Live Stock Exposition and secretary of the International Horse Show.

1881-1958 | Artist: Artist: James Murray Haddow (life dates unknown)


Impact & Accomplishments


Born in Kerry County, Ireland, William J. O’Connor began working at Union Stock Yard and Transit Company in Chicago at age twenty-six, and spent his entire career there.


He held the positions of executive vice president and general manager of Union Stock Yards, was a director of the International Live Stock Exposition, and was secretary of the International Horse Show.

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