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John Thomas Heslin

John Thomas Heslin, American entrepreneur, historic preservationist. Ordained to Anglican Church Holy Order of Deacons, 1993, Sacred Order of Priests, 1995, supply priest, since 1995.

Background

  • Heslin, John Thomas was born on January 24, 1927 in Brooklyn. Son of John Joseph and Edna (Young) Heslin.

  • Education

    • AB, Duke University, 1952. Master of Science in Education, Hofstra University, 1955. Master of Divinity, Union Theological Seminary, 1990.

      Postgraduate, Art Students League, 1991.

    Career

    • Supervisor E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, Inc., 1953. Owner John T. Heslin Design Studio, 1955-1960. Freelance editor, 1960-1966.

      President John T. Heslin & Company, Inc., 1966-1986. Board directors Quilter's Corner, Inc. Career advisor Career Development Center, Duke University, 1992-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained to Anglican Church Holy Order of Deacons, 1993, Sacred Order of Priests, 1995, supply priest, since 1995.

    Works

    • Author: A Consideration of the Condition of Creation, the Creator and Evil, 1990
    • author poetry.

    Membership

    Fire chief Rockleigh (New Jersey) Volunteer Fire Department, 1974-1975. Chairman shade tree committee Borough of Rockleigh, 1975-1980, marshall, 1975, historic advisory committee, 1978-1979. Vice chairman Rockleigh Board of Adjustment, 1977.

    Chairman Rockleigh Planning Board, 1980. Establishor Rockleigh Wildlife Preserve, 1977. Co-founder, president New Jersey Historic Homes Association, 1977-1979.

    Founder, director Hopewell Foundation, 1981-1984. Chairman, board trustees Abram Demarest Homestead Restoration, 1981-1984. Trustee Cathleen Heslin Foundation, 1991-1998.

    With United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member New Jersey State Volunteer Fire Chiefs Association, Duke University Alumni Association, Masons (Free and Accepted, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite), Shriners, Phi Alpha Kappa, Mu Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Cathleen Jane Hunter Heslin, June 24, 1950.
    • father: John Joseph Heslin
    • mother: Edna (Young) Heslin
    • spouse: Cathleen Jane Hunter Heslin
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    Born January 24, 1927
    Died November 19, 2001
    (aged 74)
    Nationality
    • 1952
      Duke University
    • 1955
      Hofstra University
    • 1990
      Union Theological Seminary
    • 1991
      Art Students League
    • 1953
      Supervisor E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company
    • 1955 - 1960
      owner John T. Heslin Design Studio
    • 1960 - 1966
      freelance editor
    • 1966 - 1986
      president, John T. Heslin & Company