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Henry Harold Meyer

Henry Harold Meyer, business executive. member of the board of directors Bethesda Hospital, Cincinnati, Emanuel Community Center, Cincinnati; Member City Council North East, Pennsylvania, 1925-1926.; Member Midwest Meat Packers Association (director) 1933-1937), American Meat Institute (treasurer director 1931-1964).; Mason (Shriner), Elk.

Background

  • Meyer, Henry Harold was born on August 30, 1888 in Hodgeman County, Kansas, United States. Son of Edwin Carlos and Ida May (Chapman) Meyer.

  • Education

    • Graduate Bryant-Stratton College, Buffalo, New York.

    Career

    • Bookkeeper, cost accountant, salesman and office manager for various firms in Buffalo, New York, 1908-1914. Manager Welch Grape Juice Limited company, St. Catherine, Ontario, Canada, 1914. In executive capacity Welch Grape Juice Company, Westfield, New York, 1915-1918.

      Examining auditor Federal Trade Commission, Washington, District of Columbia, 1918-1919. Office manager and assistant general manager, Harvard Products Company, Brocton, New York, 1919-1922. General manager, director, treasurer, Keystone Cooperative Grape Association, North East, Pennsylvania, 1922-1926.

      Secretary, treasurer, general manager, director H.H. Meyer Packing Company, Cincinnati, 1926-1932, president and director, 1932-1964, Chairman of the Board, from 1964. Vice president John Morrell & Company, from 1964. Director Mohawk Provision Company Cons.

      War Meat Board, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1943-1946. A founder American Meat Institute Foundation, Chicago, 1944, member foundation board directors 14 years, also served as secretary and treasurer, vice chairman and chairman.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

    Religion

    The objective people wish to attain is not merely to be saved from something. God wishes his children to be saved to something.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Spiritual support, encouragement and challenge should be major strengths of a Christian community.

    Membership

    Member of the board of directors Bethesda Hospital, Cincinnati, Emanuel Community Center, Cincinnati. Member City Council North East, Pennsylvania, 1925-1926. Member Midwest Meat Packers Association (director) 1933-1937), American Meat Institute (treasurer director 1931-1964).

    Mason (Shriner), Elk. Clubs: Cincinnati, Maketewah Country.

    Connections

    • Married Hallie Rouse, November 25, 1914.
    • father: Edwin Carlos Meyer
    • mother: Ida May (Chapman) Meyer
    • spouse: Hallie Rouse
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