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Houlder Hudgins

Houlder Hudgins, American educator.


  • Hudgins, Houlder was born on May 22, 1900 in in Brooklyn. Son of Houlder and Alice (Gath) Hudgins.

  • Education

    • Educated Horace Mann School. Bachelor of Arts Chemical England, Cornell Univercity, 1923.


    • Instructor in economics and business management, Cornell Univercity, 1923-1927. Controller and assistant general manager, Mandel Brothers, department store, Chicago, 1928-1932. Merchandise manager Montgomery Ward, Chicago, 1932-1938.

      President Sloane-Blabon Corporation, Trenton, New Jersey, 1939-1950. Chairman of the Board McLain Motor Line, Inc., Trenton, New Jersey, 1948-1952. Executive vice president Alexander Smith & Sons Carpet Company, Inc.

      1951-1952; vice president Galen Van Meter, Inc., 1953-1963. Director of Thurber Electric Company. Professor of industrial management school industrial management, Massachusetts Institute Technology.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Massachusetts Economic Stabilization Board Director Mutual Income Foundation, Inc., Concert Network, Inc. Member World Trade Advisory Council unites states department Commerce, 1957-1961. Member Beacon Hill Association (vice president), American Ordnance Association, American Management Association, Regional Planning Association, Newcomen Society, S.A.R., Society of Mayflower Descendants, Navy League, Alpha Chi Rho.

    Clubs: Merchants and Manufacturers, Cornell (New York City).


    • Married Vallie Katrin Olson, August 11, 1934. Children: John William Houlder, Llyssa Vallie Houlder.
    • father: Houlder Hudgins
    • mother: Alice (Gath) Hudgins
    • spouse: Vallie Katrin Olson
    • children: John William Houlder Hudgins
    • Llyssa Vallie Houlder Hudgins
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    Born March 22, 1900
    Died July 20, 1963
    (aged 63)