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Matt Dalton

Matt Dalton was American foundry executive.


  • Dalton, Matt was born on June 27, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Donald J. and Jessie (Shrimplim) Dalton.

  • Education

    • Student, Pomona College, Claremont, California. Student, Butler University. Graduate advanced management program, Harvard University, 1956.


    • President Dalton Foundries, Inc., Warsaw, 1959-1968, chairman board, 1968-1991, chairman emeritus, 1992-1994.


    Founder Warsaw Junior Achievement, 1953. Charter member board directors Warsaw Development Corporation, 1973. Member Warsaw Community School Board, 1962-1968, Kosciusko County Council, 1981-1984—.

    Trustee Indiana Vocational Technology College, 1964-1970. Chairman Governor of Indiana Committee on Youth Employment, 1979-1982. President Lake Tippecanoe Property Owners Association, 1979-1982.

    Founder, chairman Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation, 1984, Kosciusko Leadership Academy, 1981. Member Indiana Economic Development Council, 1984-1988, Indiana Commission on Vocational and Technology Education, 1988-1989. Delegate Indiana Governor's Far East Tour, 1987.

    With Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member Indiana State Chamber of Commerce (chairman 1982-1984).


    • Children: D. J., J. B., Katherine A. Married Frances Walter, January 1, 1994.
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    Died April 2, 2009
    (aged 86)
    • 1956
      Harvard University
    • 1959 - 1968
      President, Dalton Foundries
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States