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Elmer G. Diefenbach

Elmer G. Diefenbach, business executive. Served in the United States Army, World War I.; Member National Planning Association (member business committee). New York State Chamber of Commerce, Pan-American Society.

Background

  • Diefenbach, Elmer G. was born on August 4, 1893 in Ebenezer, New York, United States. Son of Michael and Anna Mary (Schneckenburger) Diefenbach.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Commercial Science, New York University, 1917.

    Career

    • Richard Peter, John Michael, Mary Anne. In bond Department, Guaranty Trust Company, New York, New York, 1917-1919. Bonbright & Company, New New York 1919-1922.

      Vice president and president, G. E. Barrett & Company, New York, 1923-1932. Vice president Blair & Company, 1934-1939. Chairman of the executive committee and director American Securities Corporation since 1946, Certain-teed Products Corporation since 1944.

      Chairman, Board Of Directors Marion Power Shovel corporation since 1946. President and director Electric Ferries, Inc. since 1933. Director Freeport Sulphur Company, Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served in the United States Army, World War I. Member National Planning Association (member business committee). New York State Chamber of Commerce, Pan-American Society.

    Clubs: The Recess, Canadian (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Demarest, December 17, 1928. Children: Robert Elmer.
    • father: Michael Diefenbach
    • mother: Anna Mary (Schneckenburger) Diefenbach
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Demarest
    • child: Robert Elmer Diefenbach
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    Born August 4, 1893
    Died February 27, 1949
    (aged 55)
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