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Heber Wallace Peters

Heber Wallace Peters, American executive. Served as pursuit pilot, First lieutenant Air Service, United States Army, and officer in charge of flying, Field Northern 9, 3d Aviation Instruction Center, Issoudun, France, 1918-1919; Member Foreign Policy Association Delta Theta.

Background

  • Peters, Heber Wallace was born on December 13, 1892 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Heber Cushing and Agnes Winonah (Thurber) Peters.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1914.

    Career

    • Secretary, Cornell Univercity, 1914-1916. Assistant to president Packard Motor Company, Detroit, Michigan, 1916-1918, office manager, 1919-1921, general manager Detroit Branch, 1921-1924, Packard Motor Company of Chicago, 1924-1928. Vice president of distribution Packard Motor Company, 1928-1932.

      Assistant general sales manager Cadillac Motor Car Company, 1934-1936. Investment counselor, Detroit, 1936-1938. Provost, Cornell Univercity, 1938-1943.

      Executive Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company, 1943-1945. Vice president, John Price Jones Corporation, 1946-1951, Georgia Brakeley & Company, 1962-1965. Development consultant Bowdoin College, 1958-1961.

      Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1959-1964. Trustee Air Force Museum Foundation. Chairman of the Tompkins County chapter, American Red Cross, 1941-1943.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served as pursuit pilot, First lieutenant Air Service, United States Army, and officer in charge of flying, Field Northern 9, 3d Aviation Instruction Center, Issoudun, France, 1918-1919. Member Foreign Policy Association Delta Theta. Clubs: Cornell of Michigan, Cornell, University (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Elsie Frieda Germain, September 1, 1922. Children: Wallace Cushing, Joy Germain.
    • father: Heber Cushing Peters
    • mother: Agnes Winonah (Thurber) Peters
    • spouse: Elsie Frieda Germain
    • children: Wallace Cushing Peters
    • Joy Germain Peters
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    Died December 27, 1971
    (aged 79)
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