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Edward J. Mehren

Edward J. Mehren, American publishing executive. Decorated knight of St. Gregory.

Background

  • Mehren, Edward J. was born on August 5, 1881 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Jacob F. and Elizabeth E. (Grobl) Mehren.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Loyola University, Chicago, 1899. Bachelor of Science in Continuing education, University Illinois, 1906.

    Career

    • Puget Sound Railway, 1906. Associate editor Engineering Record, New York, 1907-1911. Secretary, manager Emerson Company, management engrs., 1911-1912.

      Editor Engineering Record, 1912-1917. Editor Engineering-News Record, 1918-1923. Vice president McGraw-Hill Public Company, Inc., 1921-1931.

      President Portland Cement Association, 1931-1937. Owner and operator Rancho Santa Maria, Phoenix. Investigated economics conditions in Europe, 1920, 24, 27.

      Reported on labor-management conciliation and arbitration in New Zealand, Australia, England, Norway and Sweden, 1937-1938. Chairman New York Conference of Business Paper Editors, 1921. Member Executive Committee New York Building Congress, 1922-1923.

      Member of commission on highways and motor transport Chamber of Commerce of United States of America, 1925-1930. Member Council of Administration, Loyola University, 1930-1938. Member Executive Committee National Safety Council, 1935-1937.

      Board of directors Art Center, LaJolla, California, Scripps Memorial Hospital, LaJolla.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member Executive Committee New York Building Congress, 1922-1923. Member of commission on highways and motor transport Chamber of Commerce of United States of America, 1925-1930. Member Council of Administration, Loyola University, 1930-1938.

    Member Executive Committee National Safety Council, 1935-1937. Board of directors Art Center, LaJolla, California, Scripps Memorial Hospital, LaJolla. Member American Road Builders Association (director) 1923-1925, 25-26), National Catholic Alumni Federation (president 1935-1937), American Society of Civil Engineers, New Jersey Society Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (honorary), Arizona Civilian Defense Board, 1943-1945, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Kappa Phi, Blue Key, Triangle.

    Club: LaJolla Beach and Tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Grace Walsh, September 8, 1908. Children: Edward W., lawrence J., Richard J., Bernard W., Paul, Grace E. With engineering.
    • father: Jacob F. Mehren
    • mother: Elizabeth E. (Grobl) Mehren
    • spouse: Grace Walsh
    • children: Edward W. Mehren
    • lawrence J. Mehren
    • Richard J. Mehren
    • Bernard W. Mehren
    • Paul Mehren
    • Grace E. With engring Mehren
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    Born August 5, 1881
    Died February 6, 1963
    (aged 81)
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