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Russell G. Bellezza

Russell G. Bellezza, industrialist. Served as Lieutenant, heavy artillery, World War I.; Member National Elec. Manufacturers Association.


  • Bellezza, Russell G. was born on September 26, 1897 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Antonio and Lydia (Granbery) E.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute, 1918, Electrical Engineer (post graduate), 1929. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1923, Master of Science, 1923.


    • Associate professor and captain, Virginia Militia, Virginia Military Institute, 1919-1920. Student manager street lighting section, 1926, manager of sales cable div., 1929. Vice president in charge of sales Locke, Inc., Baltimore, 1936, vice president, general manager, 1937, president, 1939-1950, Chairman of the Board, 1950.

      Vice president General Cable Corporation, New York City, since 1950. Assistant administrator Business and Defense Administration, Department Commerce, Washington, 1956-1957. Assistant to assistant secretary health, education and welfare, since 1957.


    Served as Lieutenant, heavy artillery, World War I. Member National Elec. Manufacturers Association.

    Clubs: Siwanoy Country (Bronxville).


    • Married Marian Thompson. Children: Russell Granbery, Marcia Thompson.
    • father: Antonio E.
    • mother: Lydia (Granbery) E.
    • spouse: Marian Thompson
    • children: Russell Granbery Bellezza
    • Marcia Thompson Bellezza
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    Born September 26, 1897
    Died January 13, 1958
    (aged 60)