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Howard William Jordan

Howard William Jordan, business executive.


  • Jordan, Howard William was born on June 23, 1887 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William S. and Sadie J. (McMurtie) Jordan.

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    • Joined Montgomery Ward & Company, 1906, Kansas City, occupied various positions there until 1920, manager tire department, Chicago, 1920-1927, merchandiser in charge tires, accessories, sport goods, etc., 1927-1928, assistant merchandise manager mechanic or hard lines merchandise, 1928-1935. Vice president in charge New York buying and merchandising textile lines, 1935-1940, vice-president and merchandise controller, Chicago, 1941. 1941-1948; president, director Pennsylvania Rubber Company, Jeannette, Pennsylvania.

      President, director Metropolitan Sand & Gravel Corporation, Port Washington, New York, 1949-1956. President, director Metwood Investing Corporation. Director Morewood Realty Company.

      New York City.


    • Controller, Chgo; director Morewood Realty Company. New York City Clubs: Rolling Rock (Ligonier, Pennsylvania).


    Clubs: Rolling Rock (Ligonier, Pennsylvania).


    • Married Amber Miller, September 29, 1909 (deceased.; married second, Edith McCrum, December 28, 1959. Children: Howard D., Lois Betty.
    • father: William S. Jordan
    • mother: Sadie J. (McMurtie) Jordan
    • spouses: Amber Miller
    • Edith McCrum
    • children: Howard D. Jordan
    • Lois Betty Jordan
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    Born June 23, 1887
    Died September 3, 1964
    (aged 77)