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Charles Albert Kirk

Charles Albert Kirk, business executive.

Background

  • Kirk, Charles Albert was born on April 12, 1904 in Bucyrus, Ohio, United States. Son of Albert and Florence Maybelle (Shunk) Kirk.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Western Reserve, 1946. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Syracuse University, 1946.

    Career

    • Salesman International Business Machines Corporation, Cleveland, O., 1927-1931. Manager, Columbus, Ohio, assistant manager exhibit, Century of Progress, Chicago, 1933, special representative Pittsburgh, 1933-1935, manager service bureau, Chicago, 1935-1937, manager, St. Louis, 1937-1940, executive assistant, New York, 1940-1941, vice president in charge manufacturing, 1941-1945, executive vice president since 1945. Director and member executive and finance committee since 1943.

      Director International Business Machines Limited company, Canada. International Business Machines Company of Delaware, First National Bank of Binghamton (New York Trustee New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences, Robert Packer Hospital Sponsor Readers Digest Fund for the Blind.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission, International Chamber of Commerce (member Executive Committee United States Associates), Argentine-American Chamber of Commerce, Peruvian-American Association, National Foreign Trade Council, National Safety Council, (honorary president Broome Company (New York) council), American Arbitration Association (member of national panel of arbitrators), American Management Association, American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, American Civic Association (advisory council), National Conference on Christians and Jews, Air Power League (charter), Export Advertising Association, Office Equipment Manufacturers Institute, Academy of Political Science, Junior Achievement (nat. advisory council), Army Air Forces Aid Society, Army Ordnance Association, Common for Ordnance Endowment for Scientific Advancement of Military Armament in the United States, Navy Industrial Association, Association Industries of State of New York (director), Grand Central Art Galleries, Museum of Modern Art (associate), New York State Congress of Parents and Teachers (life), New York State History Association, Sigma Nu. Clubs: Economic, Advertising, Sales Executives, Metropolitan (trustee) (New York), Binghamton Country, Binghamton (Binghamton, New York).

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Pearl Steenrod, June 27, 1928. Children: Shirley Ann, Sally Kay.
    • father: Albert Kirk
    • mother: Florence Maybelle (Shunk) Kirk
    • spouse: Mildred Pearl Steenrod
    • children: Shirley Ann Kirk
    • Sally Kay Kirk
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    Born April 12, 1904
    Died June, 1947
    (aged 43)
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