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Jack Edwin McGregor Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. McGregor has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of law and utility administration

    MIFFLINBURG, PA, August 23, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Jack Edwin McGregor with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. McGregor celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Accumulating decades of experience in his field, Mr. McGregor has been aligned with Aquarion Water Company in Bridgeport, Connecticut, since 1985. Hired to serve as the executive vice president, he subsequently served as the chief executive officer from 1990 to 1995 and, since 1988, was instrumental as both the president and director through 1998. Additionally, Mr. McGregor served as the company chairperson from 1994 through 1997.

Aquarion Water Company is a public water supply company that serves approximately 700,000 customers throughout the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Recognized as the largest investor-owned water utility company in New England, Aquarion has been in business since 1857.

Mr. McGregor began his career in the early 1960s in law as an associate at Reed Smith Shaw & McClay in Pittsburgh, as a general counsel for the Pay Board in Washington, D.C., and as an assistant legal adviser of economic affairs for the U.S. Department of State. Furthermore, he served as vice president of Potomac Electric Power Company in Washington, D.C., from 1972 to 1974. Mr. McGregor also held leading roles with Carey Energy Corporation in New York City and Hampton-Douglas Corporation in Bedford, New York.

In addition to his primary career objectives, Mr. McGregor was involved in politics. At the age of 28, he notably became recognized as the second youngest state senator to ever be elected to serve in Pennsylvania as a moderate Republican between 1962 and 1970. Mr. McGregor's local involvement included co-chairing Connecticut's governor-elect John Rowland's transition team, serving on the board of directors of The Barnum Museum and Mystic Aquarium, and serving on the board of directors of the Regional Plan Association's Connecticut committee.

An alumnus of Yale University, Mr. McGregor received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1956. He also achieved a Doctor of Jurisprudence at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1962 and a Doctor of Laws at Quinnipiac University in 1995. Mr. McGregor has been admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of the United States. He also served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1956 to 1959. To remain aware of developments affecting his field, Mr. McGregor is a member of the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the District of Columbia Bar.

Photo captions:
Testifying before the U.S. Senate in recent years.
Marine Corps landing.
While in PA State Senate.
Dropping ceremonial first puck at 50th anniversary of his founding of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the National Hockey League.

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