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J. Harry Letsche

J. Harry Letsche, business executive. Awarded Silver Star, Purple Heart. Served as captain and adjunct, 326th Infantry, 82d Division, World War I.; Member Grocery Manufacturers of America (director), American Legion, Kappa Sigma.

Background

  • Letsche, J. Harry was born on September 8, 1888 in Pittsburgh. Son of John Harry and Ella (Berkebile) Letsche.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1912.

    Career

    • With H. J. Heinz Company from 1913, vice president and director from 1944.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Served as captain and adjunct, 326th Infantry, 82d Division, World War I. Member Grocery Manufacturers of America (director), American Legion, Kappa Sigma. Clubs: Duquesne, University (Pittsburgh).

    Connections

    • Married Catharine Brocas, May 8, 1920. Children: Catharine (Mistress.
    • father: John Harry Letsche
    • mother: Ella (Berkebile) Letsche
    • spouse: Catharine Brocas
    • child: Catharine (Mrs Letsche
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    Born September 8, 1888
    Nationality

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