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John William Zwiebel

John William Zwiebel, American entrepreneur, educator. Certified management education Minnesota. Recipient Minnesota Outstanding Vocational Educator, 1979, award of appreciation Minnesota Junior Chamber of Commerce.


  • Zwiebel, John William was born on April 14, 1921 in Ainsworth, Nebraska, United States. Son of William J. and Metha L. (Bohl) Zwiebel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1950. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1958.


    • Farm management educator, New Bichland, Minnesota, 1951—1953, Owatonna, since 1953. With United States Army Air Force, 1940-1945.

    Major achievements

    • Certified management education Minnesota.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Member of National Education Association, Minnesota Vocational Educators Minnesota Education Association (director), Minnesota Vocational Agriculture Instructors Association, National Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association, Minnesota Vocational Association, American Vocational Agriculture Instructors Association, Minnesota Education Association, International Platform Association, Council Agriculture Service and Technology, Owatonna Exchange Club, Junior Chamber of Commerce Club, Toastmasters International Club.


    • Married Virginia Ann Ortlip, June 30, 1950. Children: John M., Carol Jean, Mary Louise, James Alan, Robert T., Zandra Annual.
    • father: William J. Zwiebel
    • mother: Metha L. (Bohl) Zwiebel
    • spouse: Virginia Ann Ortlip
    • children: John M. Zwiebel
    • Carol Jean Zwiebel
    • Mary Louise Zwiebel
    • James Alan Zwiebel
    • Robert T. Zwiebel
    • Zandra Annual Zwiebel
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    • 1950
      University Minnesota
    • 1958
      University Minnesota
    • 1951 - 1953
      Farm management, educator
      Minnesota, United States
    • 1953
      Farm management, educator
      Owatonna, Minnesota, United States