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Nathaniel Leverone

Nathaniel Leverone, American food service executive. member citizens board University of Chicago; member Council of Laymens National Committee; Member, sometime officer numerous trade and professional associations and orgns.; Mason. Presby.

Background

  • Leverone, Nathaniel was born on June 26, 1884 in Wakefield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert and Rose (Fosser) Leverone.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Dartmouth College, 1906.

    Career

    • Western manager Bates Number Machine Company, 1908-1912. Secretary and general mgrs., Hill Pump Valve Company, 1912-1922. President Nathaniel Leverone Company (real estate investments), 1922-1929.

      Founder Canteen Corporation (formerly known as Automatic Canteen Company of America), 1929, president, 1929-1939, chairman board, 1939-1960, then founder chairman. President of Canteen Company, 1946-1951, Chairman of the Board, from 1951, president M-M Drilling Corporation, from 1948. Director LaSalle National Bank, Finance Club., Inc., Chicago Federal Savings & Loan Association, State St. Insurance Agency, Inc.

      Honorary chairman Chicago Heart Association, from 1963. Board directors, Executive Committee. President Goodwill Industries, 1943-1945, director, from 1940.

      President Chicago Youth Week, 1945-1959. Life member Chicago Crime Commission. Director Rehabilitation Institute Chicago.

      Member citizens board University of Chicago. Member Council of Laymens National Committee. Trustee Hadley School Blind, Curry College, Culver-Stockton College.

      Board directors American Foundation Religion and Psychiatry. Chairman of the Board, director Kansas City Athletics, Inc., 1954-1960. President Chicago chapter American Scandinavian Foundation, from 1963.

      Co-chairman Mayor’s Committee Cleaner Chicago, from 1954. Former member and executive numerous civic coms. and commissions.

    Works

    • Author numerous articles on business and social problems.

    Membership

    Member citizens board University of Chicago. Member Council of Laymens National Committee. Member, sometime officer numerous trade and professional associations and orgns.

    Mason. Presby.; Clubs: University, Union League, Merchants. and Manufacturers, Executives, Rotary, Casino, Saddle & Cycle Mid-American, (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Martha Ericsson, June 25, 1925.
    • father: Robert Leverone
    • mother: Rose (Fosser) Leverone
    • spouse: Martha Ericsson
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    Died March, 1969
    (aged 84)
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