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George Grant Mason

George Grant Mason, American financier. Member of the United States committee Inter-American Arbitration Commission, 1958.; Member of the United States delegate Quadrant” Conference, Quebec, August 1943; Member American Arbitration Association (director) 1956, Executive Committee 1957, chairman; membership committee 1958-1960, president 1960-1962, chairman 1962-1965, vice chairman 1965). Christian Scientist.

Background

  • Mason, George Grant was born on January 2, 1904 in Mason City, Iowa, United States. Son of George and Marion (Peak) Mason.

  • Education

    • Student at Browning School, New York City, 1912-1916, Saint Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire, 1916-1922. Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1926. Student Guggenheim School of Aviation, New York University, 1926-1927.

    Career

    • November 1968); children—George Grant III, Martha Peak. Stepchildren—Richard A., Leigh A. Became district manager new business department Corn Exchange Bank, New York City, 1925. One of founders, then representative of Pan.

      American Airways, Inc., before 21 goverments in Carribbean area, with headquarters in Havana, Cuba, 1927-1938. President and general manager Compania Nacional Cubana de Aviacion, Havana, 1933-1938. Member Civil Aeronautics Authority, 1938-1940, Civil Aeronautics Board after reorganization, 1940-1942.

      One of founders, director Alloy Products, Inc., Baton Rouge. Chairman of the Board Versfelt.

    Membership

    Member of the United States committee Inter-American Arbitration Commission, 1958. Member of the United States delegate Quadrant” Conference, Quebec, August 1943. Member American Arbitration Association (director) 1956, Executive Committee 1957, chairman.

    Membership committee 1958-1960, president 1960-1962, chairman 1962-1965, vice chairman 1965). Christian Scientist. Clubs: Metropolitan, Yale, F Street, National Aviation (Washington, District of Columbia).

    Connections

    • Married Jane Kendall, June 1927 (divorced 1940).; married second, Martha Ashley McMakin, May 1946 (divorced November 1968). Children: Anthony, Philip.
    • father: George Mason
    • mother: Marion (Peak) Mason
    • spouses: Jane Kendall
    • Martha Ashley McMakin
    • children: Anthony Mason
    • Philip Mason
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    Born January 2, 1904
    Died October 16, 1970
    (aged 66)
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