John F. Donahue died on May 11, 2017.
He was often known as Jack Donahue.
He was the founder of Federated Investors (headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) in 1955.
Donahue had been chairman and chief executive officer of Federated and a trustee/director of the firm from 1989 until April 1998.
He served as the chief executive officer and a director or trustee of the investment companies managed by subsidiaries of the company.
Donahue was the father of J. Christopher Donahue, Thomas R. Donahue, each of whom serves as an executive officer and director of the company.
He was a graduate of Central Catholic High School and of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York.
Donahue died in his home in Naples, Florida.
John F. Donahue passed away at 92 years old.