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John Jahangir Ghaznavi

John Jahangir Ghaznavi, American investment company executive. Recipient Gold awards (5), United Way. Active Republican National Committee, Washington, 1980; board directors American Cancer Society; Member National Rifle Association (life), Pittsburgh Athletic Association, Allegheny Club, Wildwood Country Club.

Background

  • Ghaznavi, John Jahangir was born on July 19, 1935 in Kashan, Iran. Came to the United States in, 1959. Son of Ahmad Ghaznavi and Jamilleh (Saleh) Ghaznavi.

  • Education

    • Student, Georgetown University, 1959. Student, University Würzburg. Virginia, 1963; Student, Chicago University, 1965.

    Career

    • President J&S, Inc., Indianola, Pennsylvania, since 1973, Apex Resources, Inc., Pittsburgh, since 1979, R&A Development, Pittsburgh, since 1979. Chairman, president Ghaznavi Investments, Inc., Indianola, since 1979. Director Glenshaw (Pennsylvania) Glass Company, Inc., since 1987, chairman board, chief executive officer, since 1988, chairman board and president since 1989.

      Engineer West Virginia Advisory Planning Department. Consultant G.C. Murphy Company, McKeesport, Pennsylvania.

    Membership

    Active Republican National Committee, Washington, 1980. Board directors American Cancer Society. Member National Rifle Association (life), Pittsburgh Athletic Association, Allegheny Club, Wildwood Country Club.

    Connections

    • Married Sylvia Turner, August 3, 1963. Children: Ahmad L., Leila C.
    • father: Ahmad Ghaznavi Ghaznavi
    • mother: Jamilleh (Saleh) Ghaznavi
    • spouse: Sylvia Turner
    • children: Ahmad L. Ghaznavi
    • Leila C. Ghaznavi
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    Born July 19, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1959
      Georgetown University
    • 1963
      University W. Virginia
    • 1965
      Chicago University
    • 1973
      President, J&S
      Indianola, Iowa, United States
    • 1979
      President, J&S
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1979
      President, J&S
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1979
      chairman, Ghaznavi Investments
      Indianola, Iowa, United States
    • 1979
      president, Ghaznavi Investments
      Indianola, Iowa, United States

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