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Mort D. Tinker

Mort D. Tinker, business executive. Served with United States Army as private, Company D, 131st infantry, 33rd div., October 1917-July 1919.; Member Glass-Pottery Association of Chicago (president 1944-1945), Izaak Walton League of America (president Chicago chapter, 1944-1946, vice president Illinois div., 1945-1946, nat. secretary, 1946-1948), American Legion.; Mason.

Background

  • Tinker, Mort D. was born on May 10, 1889 in Maquoketa, Iowa, United States. Son of Fred S. and Helen C. (Goodenow) Tinker.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools of Iowa.

    Career

    • Began as salesman with the Frank B. Tinker Company of Chicago, 1912-1926. Partner Tinker Brothers, manufacturers agent of glassware, 1926-1936. President Tinker Glassware, Inc., 1936-1942.

      Owner Tinker Glassware from January 1942.

    Religion

    Denomination: Protestant

    Membership

    Served with United States Army as private, Company D, 131st infantry, 33rd div., October 1917-July 1919. Member Glass-Pottery Association of Chicago (president 1944-1945), Izaak Walton League of America (president Chicago chapter, 1944-1946, vice president Illinois div., 1945-1946, nat. secretary, 1946-1948), American Legion. Mason.; Clubs: Lincoln Park Casting (vice president 1940-1941), Campfire.

    15th Floor Merchandisers of Merchandise Mart, Merchants and Manufacturers of Merchandise Mart, Elk.

    Connections

    • Married Mabel Barclay, June 28, 1924.
    • father: Fred S. Tinker
    • mother: Helen C. (Goodenow) Tinker
    • spouse: Mabel Barclay
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    Born March 10, 1889
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