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H. J. Grinsfelder

H. J. Grinsfelder, business executive. Member Philadelphia Merchants. Association (director), Pennsylvania Society, John Hopkins Alumni.

Background

  • Grinsfelder, H. J. was born on August 20, 1902 in. Son of Henry and Florence Grinsfelder.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1921.

    Career

    • Successively with The Hecht Company (Washington), The May Company (St. Louis), Schuster’s (Milwaukee). With Gimbel Brothers, 1944, general merchandise manager, Pittsburgh, 1944, executive director, Pittsburgh, 1947-1958, executive head Gimbel Brothers, Philadelphia, since 1958. Vice president Gimibels, Inc., since 1947.

      Director Benjamin Franklin Hotel, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, S.E. Pennsylvania Economics Development Corporation Director United Fund, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Robin Hood Dell Concerts, Inc.

    Membership

    Member Philadelphia Merchants. Association (director), Pennsylvania Society, John Hopkins Alumni. Clubs: Mid-day (Philadelphia).

    Connections

    • Married Frances Moore Hamburger, March 25, 1954. Children: Henry, Carol, Constance.
    • father: Henry Grinsfelder
    • mother: Florence Grinsfelder
    • spouse: Frances Moore Hamburger
    • children: Henry Grinsfelder
    • Carol Grinsfelder
    • Constance Grinsfelder
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    Born August 20, 1902
    Died April, 1967
    (aged 64)