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Joseph James Myler

Joseph James Myler, business executive. Member Chamber of Commerce (trustee), Institute Distribution (charter.


  • Myler, Joseph James was born on June 20, 1893 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of John Douglas and Nellie Angela (Murphy) Myler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Hobart College, 1919. A.M., U. Rochester, 1931.


    • Secretary, treasurer, director Neisner Brothers, Inc., Rochester, New York since 1926. Secretary, since 1940, director, since 1937. President, Chairman of the Board Variety Stores Association, Inc.

      Director, Pennsylvania Chain Store Council, since 1945, Rochester Transit Company Director Salvation Army, Rochester Eye Bank and Research Society, Rochester chapter American Red Cross, Rochester Convention and Publicity Bureau. Director and treasurer, Rochester Hospital Service. Director St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester.

      Director Catholic Charities, Columbus Civic Center. Trustee Hobart College, William Smith College, 1948, member executive councils, chairman endowment investment committee. Trustee State University New York, member Executive Committee 4 year college committee State University New York.

      Chairman of the Board advisory regents St. John Fisher College.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Chamber of Commerce (trustee), Institute Distribution (charter. Clubs: Rotary (president, 1948-1949), Automobile (director), Oak Hill Country, Ad, University, Hobart (Rochester).


    • Married Marie Ramona Connolly, June 28, 1922. Children: Joseph James (deceased, 1944), Eugene Robert.
    • father: John Douglas Myler
    • mother: Nellie Angela (Murphy) Myler
    • spouse: Marie Ramona Connolly
    • children: Joseph James (deceased Myler
    • 1944) Myler
    • Eugene Robert Myler
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    Died March 30, 1965
    (aged 71)