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Frederick Augustus Joss

Frederick Augustus Joss, energy and natural resources company financial executive. Board directors Mount Lebanon School District, Pennsylvania, 1975-1977, Opportunities and Resources, Pittsburgh, since 1978; trustee Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, since 1980, Pittsburgh Experiment, 1979-1982, 89-91. Served as 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1957. Member Finance Executives Institute Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh), Pittsburgh Golf.

Background

  • Joss, Frederick Augustus was born on September 5, 1932 in Mexico City (parents American citizens). Son of John H. Joss and Elizabeth Eleanor (Taylor) Hume.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Williams College, 1954. Master of Business Administration, University Pittsburgh, 1967. Master of Science in Education, Duquesne University, 1994.

    Career

    • Finance director Central Intelligence Agency Minera de Aluminio-Alcominas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1967-1973. Assistant treasurer Aluminum Company American, Pittsburgh, 1973-1976. Vice president, treasurer Dravo Corporation, 1976-1982, vice president, chief finance officer, 1982-1987, controller, 1984-1986, vice president, treasurer, 1987-1988.

      Vice president finance Struthers Corporation, since 1989. General manager Cabot Energy Corporation, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1991. Teacher middle school Shady Side Academy, Pittsburgh, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: golf, tennis, traveling.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Board directors Mount Lebanon School District, Pennsylvania, 1975-1977, Opportunities and Resources, Pittsburgh, since 1978. Trustee Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, since 1980, Pittsburgh Experiment, 1979-1982, 89-91. Served as 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1957.

    Member Finance Executives Institute Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh), Pittsburgh Golf.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis, traveling.

    Connections

    • Married P. Caroline F. Bingham, August 15, 1959 (divorced January 1980). Children– John B., Caroline H., Elizabeth F. Married Diana B. Dickey, April 19, 1980.

      1 child, Taylor Dickey.
    • father: John H. Joss Hume
    • mother: Elizabeth Eleanor (Taylor) Hume
    • spouses: P. Caroline F. Bingham
    • Diana B. Dickey
    • children: John B. Joss
    • Caroline H. Joss
    • Elizabeth F. Joss
    • Taylor Dickey Joss
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    • 1954
      Williams College
    • 1967
      University Pittsburgh
    • 1994
      Duquesne University
    • 1967 - 1973
      Finance director, Central Intelligence Agency Minera de Aluminio-Alcominas
      Sao Paulo, Brazil, Brazil
    • 1973 - 1976
      assistant, treasurer Aluminum Company American
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1989
      vice president, finance Struthers Corporation
    • 1991
      general manager, Cabot Energy Corporation
      Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nova Scotia, Canada
    • 1991
      teacher, middle school Shady Side Academy
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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