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Howard Mossman Acher

Howard Mossman Acher, American hotel executive. awarded Army Service Forces Commendation for Meritorious Civilian Service. Served as Lieutenant United States Army, World War I; Member American Legion.


  • Acher, Howard Mossman was born on December 10, 1889 in at Cleveland. Son of Albert Milton and Frances Annetta (Hilands) Acher.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Grove City College, 1913.


    • Director of athletics, Du Bois (Pennsylvania) High School, 1913-1914, Grove City College, 1915-1917 and 1919-1920. With General Electric Company, 1921. Director of athletics, University of Tulsa, 1922-1925.

      President Morris Plan Company of Oklahoma, 1926-1932, Southwest Homes Corporation, 1927-1932, Industrial Bancstock Corporation, 1928-1932, Mid-Continent Bancshares, Inc., 1932. In investment banking business, 1932-1935 and 1937-1938. Engaged in ranching and farming, 1935-1938.

      Real estate, Tucson, Arizona, 1939-1941. Hotel executive, Denver, since 1950. Superintendent, hotels and restaurants, Atomic Energy Commission, Los Alamos, 1943-1948.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Served as Lieutenant United States Army, World War I. Member American Legion. Clubs: Tulsa, Tulsa Country, Spavinaw (Oklahoma).


    • Married Ruth Byerly Spearman, June 2, 1922.
    • father: Albert Milton Acher
    • mother: Frances Annetta (Hilands) Acher
    • spouse: Ruth Byerly Spearman
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    Born December 10, 1889
    Died March 10, 1957
    (aged 67)