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Jack Matthewson Mann

Jack Matthewson Mann, American bottling company executive.


  • Mann, Jack Matthewson was born on April 14, 1932 in Marshall, Texas, United States. Son of Jack Slater and Mary (Matthewson) Mann.

  • Education

    • Student, New Mexico Military Institute, 1952. Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1954. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1960.


    • Credit analyst Republic National Bank, Dallas, 1959. Chemical coordinator Humble Oil and Refining Company, Baytown, Texas, 1960-1961. Assistant sales manager The Made-Rite Company, Marshall, 1957-1958.

      Assistant general manager The Made Rite Company, 1961-1963, general manager Longview, 1963-1992, president, from 1972, owner, chairman, from 1982. Vice president Longview Economic Development Corporation, 1994-2000, treasurer, 1995-1996, president, 1996-1997. Member president's advisory council Le Tourneau University, 1994—1997.

      Member development council University Texas-Tyler Longview University Center, from 2000, president, 2004—2006.


    Executive committee Republican Party Texas, 1962-1965. Member Trinity Episcopal Church, Longview, since 1963, senior warden, junior warden, treasurer. Member executive board Episcopal Diocese Texas, Houston, 1974-1976.

    Member small business advisory committee Texas Department Commerce, 1988-1991. Member of National Doctor Pepper Bottlers Association (president 1983-1985), Texas Soft Drink Association 1972, Longview Chamber of Commerce (director 1965-1968, 1984-1986), Pinecrest Country Club, Longview Summit Club (governor 1982-1994).



    University of Texas athletics.


    • Married True Sandlin, September 4, 1954 (divorced 1989). Children: Jack, Robert, Daniel, Nathaniel. Married Glenda Copeland Grimes, September 17, 2005.
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    Born April 14, 1932
    Died March 2, 2010
    (aged 77)
    • 1952
      New Mexico Military Institute
    • 1954
      University Texas
    • 1960
      Harvard University
    • 1957 - 1958
      assistant, sales manager The Made-Rite Company
      Marshall, Minnesota, United States
    • 1959
      Credit analyst, Republic National Bank
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1960 - 1961
      chemical coordinator, Humble Oil and Refining Company
      Baytown, Texas, United States
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