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John Marvin Mitchell

John Marvin Mitchell, industrialist. Decorated Fundacion Internacional Elroy Alfaro (Panama City). Member Hospital Council Western Pennsylvania, Community chest Allegheny County, Center for International Relations; member U. Americas; Member American Marketing Association, Newcomen Society North America, Pennsylvania Society, Pi Kappa Alpha.

Background

  • Mitchell, John Marvin was born on January 23, 1908 in Maryville, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Harmon and Myrtle (George) Mitchell.

  • Education

    • Student of University Florida, 1925-1926, U. Tennessee, 1926-1929.

    Career

    • With Aluminum Company American, 1929-1937, 43-47, 50-55, 58-—, successively clerk, sales and operating trainee, market research analyst, sales engineer, 1929-1937, personnel and industrial relations manager, New Castle, Pennsylvania, manager wage stabilization non-employees, Pittsburgh, special assignment foreign sales, 1943-1947, manager export and commercial research divisions, Pittsburgh, 1950-1955, general manager international div., 1958-1961. Vice president Aluminum Company of America, 1961-1963, executive vice-president, director, 1963-1972. Branch sales manager H.D. Catty Corporation, Philadelphia 34-40, branch manager, Buffalo, 1941.

      With aluminum-magnesium div. War Production Board, Washington, 1942. General manager Alcomex S.A., Monterey, Mexico, 1948-1949.

      President, director Ekco-Alcoa Containers, Inc., Wheeling, Illinois, 1955-1958. President Alcoa International, Inc., 1958-1961. Director Aluminio, S.A. de Curriculum Vitae, Mexico City, Alcoa Australia, Ltd., Melbourne.

    Membership

    Member Hospital Council Western Pennsylvania, Community chest Allegheny County, Center for International Relations. Member U. Americas; Member American Marketing Association, Newcomen Society North America, Pennsylvania Society, Pi Kappa Alpha. Clubs: Duquesne, Fox Chapel Golf (director), University (Pittsburgh).

    Connections

    • Married Eleanor Martin Smith, February 14, 1931.
    • father: John Harmon Mitchell
    • mother: Myrtle (George) Mitchell
    • spouse: Eleanor Martin Smith
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    Born January 23, 1908
    Died October 18, 1972
    (aged 64)
    Nationality

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