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Hal Pond Eastman

Hal Pond Eastman, industrialist.


  • Eastman, Hal Pond was born in 1885 in Oxford, Nebraska, United States. Son of Joseph Reed and Antoinette M. (Hill) Eastman.

  • Education

    • Student University of Michigan, 1906-1908.


    • 1 daughter, Janet (Mistress Carl West, Junior). Married second, Maybelle Nordness, 1921. Children—John, Paul, Robert Joseph, Hal Pond.

      Began with Crane Company, 1903. With J. H. Matthes Company, 1904, Idaho Placer Company, 1909-1911, Crane Creek Land & Irrigation Company, 1911-1913. Chief engineer American Cyanamid Company, 1913-1914, general superintendent, 1914-1917, vice president and director, since 1947, president North American Cyanamid, Ltd.

      Vice-president, director Arizona Chemical Company, Porocel Corporation. Director Southern Minerals, Southern Pipeline, Southern Petroleum corporations, Berbice Limited company.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Clubs: Rockefeller Center.


    • Married Edith M. Hall, 1913.; married second, Maybelle Nordness, 1921. Children: John, Paul, Robert Joseph, Hal Pond.
    • father: Joseph Reed Eastman
    • mother: Antoinette M. (Hill) Eastman
    • spouses: Edith M. Hall
    • Maybelle Nordness
    • children: John Eastman
    • Paul Eastman
    • Robert Joseph Eastman
    • Hal Pond Eastman
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    Died March 4, 1955
    (aged 70)