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John Thomas Dillon

John Thomas Dillon, industrialist. Member Pennsylvania State Chamber of Commerce (treasurer 1947-1948), Newcomen Society, Pennsylvania Society.

Background

  • Dillon, John Thomas was born on February 7, 1884 in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Thomas and Catherine (Hanley) Dillon.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools of Erie and Titusville, Pennsylvania. Tutored in metallurgical, engineering, Buffalo, New York, 1902-1904.

    Career

    • Assistant foreman machine department Titusville Forge Company, general superintendent, later president, 1907-1917. General manager Titusville div. Bethlehem Steel Company, 1917-1926.

      Vice president of Struthers Wells-Titusville Corporation (now Struthers Wells Corporation), Warren, Pennsylvania, 1928-1932, president 1932-1956. Chairman of the board, since 1956. President of the Titusville Iron Works Company, since 1932.

      Director Titusville Trust Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Pennsylvania State Chamber of Commerce (treasurer 1947-1948), Newcomen Society, Pennsylvania Society. Clubs: Engineers (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Gibbs, February 7, 1906. Children: Katherine, Frances.
    • father: John Thomas Dillon
    • mother: Catherine (Hanley) Dillon
    • spouse: Kathryn Gibbs
    • children: Katherine Dillon
    • Frances Dillon
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    Born February 7, 1884
    Died March 12, 1958
    (aged 74)
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