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Gerald Benson Mitchell

Gerald Benson Mitchell was Canadian vehicular parts supply executive. Trustee Medical College Ohio at Toledo Foundation; trustee Toledo Symphony Orchestra, Toledo Art Museum; Member Western Highway Institute Clubs: Inverness, Renaissance, Anglers, Ocean Reef.

Background

  • Mitchell, Gerald Benson was born on August 29, 1927 in Goderich, Ontario, Canada. Son of Reginald and Mary Elizabeth (Sanders) Mitchell.

  • Education

    • Student, University Western Ontario.

    Career

    • With Hayes Dana Company, Toledo, 1944-1967, vice president manufacturing, from 1958, president, 1963-1967. Executive vice president Dana Corporation, 1967-1973, president, 1973-1980, 84-87, chairman board, chief executive officer, from 1980, retired. Executive committee Machinery and Allied Products Institute.

      Board directors West Point-Pepperell, Worthington Industries, George Weston Ltd., Canada, Michigan National Corporation, Direc Spicer Mexico, Hayes-Dana Canada.

    Works

    • Contributing author: Chief Executive's Handbook, 1974.

    Membership

    Trustee Medical College Ohio at Toledo Foundation. Trustee Toledo Symphony Orchestra, Toledo Art Museum. Member Western Highway Institute Clubs: Inverness, Renaissance, Anglers, Ocean Reef.

    Connections

    • Married Stephanie Bennett Wood, October 1, 1970. Children: Fraser, Jamie, Briar, Michael, Melissa.
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    Born August 29, 1927
    • 1944 - 1967
      With Hayes Dana Company
      Toledo, Belize