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John Martin Sutton

John Martin Sutton, industrial food broker, consultant.

Background

  • Sutton, John Martin was born on July 21, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Martin Luther and Margaret Louise (O'Conner) Sutton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Purdue University, 1948. Postgraduate, Indiana University, 1963.

    Career

    • Office sales Hydraulic Press Brick Company, Indianapolis, 1946-1952. District manager Union Starch & Refining Company, St. Louis, 1952-1968. Regional manager Union Division Miles Laboratories, Chicago, 1968-1971.

      Director bulk sales Corn Sweeteners Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1971-1972, Corn Refining Division ADM, Cedar Rapids, 1972. Vice president, general manager Edible Soy Products, Waterloo, Iowa, 1972-1976. Executive vice president, secretary, treasurer Scholl-Sutton, Inc., St. Louis, 1976-1991.

      President, Chief Executive Officer Sutton & Heinz, Inc., from 1991. Also board directors. Board directors Scholl-Sutton, Inc.

      Chairman board, president, Chief Executive Officer Sutton Food Ingredients Inc. President and Chief Executive Officer Sutton & Heinz, Inc., also board directors.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Vice president Brentwood (Missouri) Optimist Club, 1962-1967. Member Elks Lodge, Waterloo, 1974-1976. 1st sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946.

    Member American Association Cereal Chemists, Institute Food Technologies (executive committee St. Louis section since 1980, national counselor Chicago 1985-1989), Missouri Food Processors Association, Cherry Hills Country Club, Scottish Rite, Masons.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, golf, spectator sports, music.

    Connections

    • Married Charlotte Jane Lewis, February 9, 1944. Children: Nancy Ann, Margaret Jane, John Junior, Mary Janet, Barbara Gail, Linda Sue, Richard Lewis.
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    Died February 4, 1996
    (aged 73)
    • 1948
      Purdue University
    • 1963
      Indiana University
    • 1946 - 1952
      Office sales Hydraulic Press Brick Company
      Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
    • 1952 - 1968
      district manager, Union Starch & Refining Company
    • 1968 - 1971
      regional manager, Union Division Miles Laboratories
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      director, bulk sales Corn Sweeteners Incorporated
      Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
    • 1972
      director, bulk sales Corn Sweeteners Incorporated
      Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
    • 1972 - 1976
      vice president, Edible Soy Products
      Waterloo, Iowa, United States
    • 1972 - 1976
      general manager, Edible Soy Products
      Waterloo, Iowa, United States
    • 1976 - 1991
      executive, Scholl-Sutton
    • 1976 - 1991
      secretary, Scholl-Sutton
    • 1976 - 1991
      treasurer, Scholl-Sutton
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