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John Cyril Rapp

John Cyril Rapp, American food company executive. Member 7th Republican Congressional District Iowa Committee, 1960-1962; member Iowa Republican Central Committee, 1960-1962. Board associate Chicago Theological Seminary; Member American Trapshooting Association; Mason (Shriner), Elk.

Background

  • Rapp, John Cyril was born on April 25, 1901 in Atlantic, Iowa, United States. Son of John Joseph and Ethel G. (Sutton) Rapp.

  • Education

    • Student electrical engineering Des Moines U., 1923.

    Career

    • 1 son, Alan Dean; married Carolyn J. Howard, 1974. Engaged in radio engineering, 1923-1927. Manager radio station KMA, Shenandoah, Iowa, 1927-1940.

      A founder Tidy House Products Company, Shenandoah, 1940, vice president, 1945-1947, president, 1947-1960. Vice president, manager non-foods div. Pillsbury Company, 1960-1963, also director.

      President Shenandoah Industries, Inc., 1954-1962, Shenandoah Airways, Inc., 1948-1962, Tidy House Products Company, Omaha, 1963-1970. Now president Silver Creek Lakes Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    Membership

    Member 7th Republican Congressional District Iowa Committee, 1960-1962. Member Iowa Republican Central Committee, 1960-1962. Board associate Chicago Theological Seminary.

    Member American Trapshooting Association. Mason (Shriner), Elk. Clubs: Omaha.

    Connections

    • Married Mabel Ellen Azeltine, November 8, 1926.; married Carolyn J. Howard, 1974.
    • father: John Joseph Rapp
    • mother: Ethel G. (Sutton) Rapp
    • spouses: Mabel Ellen Azeltine
    • Carolyn J. Howard
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    Born April 25, 1901
    Died September 28, 1979
    (aged 78)
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