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Irving Salomon

Irving Salomon, American manufacturer executive, organization executive. Served with United States Marine Corps, World War I; Member San Diego United Nations Association (honorary president), Foreign Policy Association (member board), San Diego County Hereford Association (past president).

Background

  • Salomon, Irving was born on August 23, 1897 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Abraham Douglas and Ella (Polachek) Salomon.

  • Education

    • Student Northwestern University, 1915-1918. Doctor of Hebrew Literature (honorary), California Western U., 1959. Doctor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1972, Brandeis U., 1973.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Abbe (Mistress Wolfsheimer). With Royal Metal Manufacturing Company, Chicago from 1915, Chairman of the Board from 1942. Chairman of the Board Royal Metal Manufacturing Company Canada, Ltd., Deluxe Metal Furniture Company, Warren, Pennsylvania.

      President Gold Coast Prodns., Hollywood. Director Coates Board & Carton Company, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, Diversified Investments, Inc., Union Bank. Under-secretary Special Fund of United Nations.

      Board of directors, member Executive Committee United Nations Association of United States of America. Chairman of the Board San Diego Ballet, Inc. board directors Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, San Diego Balboa Park Board, Children’s Hospital, San Diego, Cons. War Department, 1947, Munitions Board, 1949, Fund for Adult Education, 1952, Fund for Advancement Education, 1952-1953.

      Consultant, representative Ford Foundation United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Conference. Paris, 1951; chairman United States delegation United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Conference, Paris, 1953. United States delegate Economic and Social Council (of the United Nations), Geneva, 1953.

      United States delegate 13th General Assembly of United Nations. Member board United States Committee for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund. President Salomon Foundation.

      Trustee Atlanta College, Brandeis University, University San Diego, California Western U. President San Antonio de Pala Catholic Mission. Trustee Claremont School Theology.

      President World Affairs Council San Diego. Board directors San Diego Symphony Association, Old Globe Theatre, Young Men’s Christian Association, Child Guidance Clinic, trustee Georgetown University. Member World Federation United Nations Association.

      Board member Institute International Education, American Jewish Committee, Institute for International Order, Trust for Support United Nations. Member special advising committee State Department.

    Works

    • Author: Retire and Be Happy, 1951. Management Surveys in Colleges and Universities, 1955. Incidents and Coincidences, 1980.

      Contributor articles to mags. and newspapers. Television commentator on foreign affairs.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served with United States Marine Corps, World War I. Member San Diego United Nations Association (honorary president), Foreign Policy Association (member board), San Diego County Hereford Association (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Cecile Liebowitz, September 25, 1937.
    • father: Abraham Douglas Salomon
    • mother: Ella (Polachek) Salomon
    • spouse: Cecile Liebowitz
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    Born August 23, 1897
    Died January 7, 1979
    (aged 81)
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