John D’Luhy WG’59
Member of the Leadership Committee,
Wharton Graduate Emeritus Society
John D’Luhy was a 1955 graduate of Trinity College, Philadelphia, and continued his education at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. D’Luhy received his M.B.A. from Wharton in 1959.
After leaving graduate school, D’Luhy joined Merrill Lynch and began his career in investment banking. He went on to work at Lazard Frères and served as a senior partner at R.W. Pressprich Investment Bankers. He founded several companies and was heavily involved in the investment market. He is now a private investor and is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who in Finance and Industry.
A man of many interests, he is a licensed amateur radio operator and commercial pilot (instrument-rated). As a licensed radio operator, D’Luhy was a founding member of the Ocean Monmouth Amateur Radio Club, which is now located at InfoAge.
John went to the US Navy Officer’s Candidate School in 1955 and was a founding member of the Naval War College Foundation in 1969 where he served as Chairman, Treasurer and served on several committees; he is now a Trustee Emeritus of the Foundation. He is an Honorary Usher at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC, a member of the NYC University Club, the Spring Lake Bath and Tennis Club, the Jersey Aero Club, the Clayton (New York) Yacht Club, and the American Radio Relay League.
He and his wife of 53 years, Gale, have two daughters and lived in Spring Lake, NJ.