WINNETKA, Ill. - Funeral services were held here last week for Michael J. O'Connor, one of the architects of Food Marketing Institute - an industry statesman who was described by one executive as "Mr. World Retailer." O'Connor, 86, died March 9, 10 days after falling down a flight of stairs at his home and lapsing into a coma from which he never recovered. He was president of Super Market Institute from 1962 until 1976, when it merged with the National Association of Food Chains to create ...
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