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Harold E. Talbott

Harold E. Talbott, industrialist, ex-sec, air force. Recipient Medaille de L’Aeronautique (France), 1953; Cruz Perfuana de Aviacion (Peru), 1953. Served as major Airplane Service, 1918. Eastern chairman Republican Finance Committee, 1934, chairman for Metropolitan New York, chairman Republican nat. finance committee, 1948-1949.; Member Air Force Aid Society (patron and life.

Background

  • Talbott, Harold E. was born on March 31, 1888 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Harry Elstner and Katharine H. (Houk) Talbott.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education The Hill School. Student Yale University, 1907-1909. Doctor of Laws, Hobart & William Smith Colleges.

    Career

    • Manager The H. E. Talbott Company, 1911-1920, in charge of hydro-electrical dvlpmnt. and industrial construction. Vice president, general manager Dayton Metal Products Company, 1914-1920. President Dayton Wright Airplane Company, 1916-1920.

      Dayton Wright Company, 1919-1923. Chairman of the Board Standard Packaging Corporation, 1931-1952, North American Aviation Company, 1931-1932. Chairman of the Board Talbott Corporation, since 1955.

      Director Mead Corporation, Old Town Corporation Director aircraft production War Production Board, 1942-1943. Secretary of Air Force, 1953-1955.

    Membership

    Served as major Airplane Service, 1918. Eastern chairman Republican Finance Committee, 1934, chairman for Metropolitan New York, chairman Republican nat. finance committee, 1948-1949. Member Air Force Aid Society (patron and life.

    Clubs: Burning Tree, Chevy Chase, Capitol Hill. 1925 F Street (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Thayer, August 11, 1925. Children: Margaret T., Pauline, John Thayer, Harold E. III. Vice president.
    • father: Harry Elstner Talbott
    • mother: Katharine H. (Houk) Talbott
    • spouse: Margaret Thayer
    • children: Margaret T. Talbott
    • Pauline Talbott
    • John Thayer Talbott
    • Harold E. III. Vice president Talbott
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    Born March 31, 1888
    Died March 2, 1957
    (aged 68)
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