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John Tyssowski

John Tyssowski, business executive, engineer. Member of Executive Committee, vice president Atlantic Rural Expostion, Richmond.; Member board visitors, Virginia Polytech. Institute; Served with Squadron A. Cavalry, National Guard New York, on Mexican border, 1916-1917; Member Virginia Hereford Breeders Association, Inc. (past president), American Institute of Mining Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, also.

Background

  • Tyssowski, John was born on January 19, 1887 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Thaddeus Matthew and Alice Walton (Green) Tyssowski.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, mining, University of California, 1908.

    Career

    • Various positions in mining, 1908-1914. Assistant to general manager, Childs Company, 1914-1916, general manager and treasurer Bennett Day Importing Company, 1922-1928. President Copper Deoxidation Corporation, 1928-1938.

      Director Woodward & Lothrop, department store, Washington, since 1919, vice president, 1942-1946, chairman of the executive committee, 1946-1948, Chairman, Board Of Directors 1948-1957, chairman of the executive committee. Since 1957; farmer, Cobbler Mount Farms, Delaplane, Virginia since 1941.

    Works

    • Author numerous technical articles in technical and live stock journals.

    Membership

    Member of Executive Committee, vice president Atlantic Rural Expostion, Richmond. Member board visitors, Virginia Polytech. Institute; Served with Squadron A. Cavalry, National Guard New York, on Mexican border, 1916-1917.

    Member Virginia Hereford Breeders Association, Inc. (past president), American Institute of Mining Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, also.

    Connections

    • Married Catherine Woodward, October 9, 1915.
    • father: Thaddeus Matthew Tyssowski
    • mother: Alice Walton (Green) Tyssowski
    • spouse: Catherine Woodward
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    Born January 19, 1887
    Died November 24, 1960
    (aged 73)
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