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John Marshall Jacobs

John Marshall Jacobs, American utility executive, farmer. Served with United States Army, World War I.; Member United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, Vegetable Growers Association Arizona, Western Growers Association.

Background

  • Jacobs, John Marshall was born on July 30, 1897 in Franklin, Indiana, United States. Son of Albert M. and Amy (Thompson) Jacobs.

  • Education

    • Student Franklin College, 1917-1918.

    Career

    • December 1949); children—Jeanne (Mistress Forest R. Zellmer), Margaret (Mistress Edwin K. Delph), Suzanne (Mistress Suzanne J. Orth). Married second, Martha Terrill Dunn, January 16, 1952. Engaged in vegetable growing and shipping business, Canon, City, Colorado, 1919-1934.

      Proprietor John Jacobs Farms, vegetable growing and shipping business, Phoenix, 1934-1940, Deer Valley area, Arizona, since 1940. Owner, operator cattle breeding ranch, Magdalena, New Mexico, since 1951, ranch, Rimrock, Arizona, since 1947. Chairman of the Board Arizona Public Service Company, since 1955.

      Director Valley National Bank, Phoenix. Board of directors Central Arizona Project, since 1946, Arizona National Livestock Show, since 1948.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, World War I. Member United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association, Vegetable Growers Association Arizona, Western Growers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Hellen Shuffelbarger, February 2, 1921 (deceased.; married second, Martha Terrill Dunn, January 16, 1952. Children: Jeanne (Mistress.
    • father: Albert M. Jacobs
    • mother: Amy (Thompson) Jacobs
    • spouses: Hellen Shuffelbarger
    • Martha Terrill Dunn
    • child: Jeanne (Mrs Jacobs
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    Died February 22, 1966
    (aged 68)
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