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Jack Erwin Maxwell

Jack Erwin Maxwell, American manufacturing executive. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Case Institute of Technology Alumni Association, Harvard Business School Alumni Association, Detroit Athletic Club, Detroit Economic Club, Chicago Club, Old Club, Tau Beta Pi, Theta Tau.

Background

  • Maxwell, Jack Erwin was born on July 17, 1926 in Cleveland. Son of Fred A. and Gertrude F. (Haug) Maxwell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Case Institute of Technology, 1949. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1952.

    Career

    • Industrial engineer Lincoln Electric Company, Cleveland, 1952—1953. Manager purchase analysis Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, 1953—1957. Vice president Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Inc., Detroit, 1957—1969.

      Vice president corporation development American Motors Corporation, 1969—1971, vice president administration, 1967—1976, vice president non-automotive subsidiaries, 1976—1979, vice president diversified operations, 1979—1980. Chairman, president Wheel Horse Products, Inc., South Bend, Indiana, 1974—1980. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Ingersoll Products Corporation, Chicago, 1980—1986.

      President Wellmax, Inc., since 1976.

    Membership

    Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Case Institute of Technology Alumni Association, Harvard Business School Alumni Association, Detroit Athletic Club, Detroit Economic Club, Chicago Club, Old Club, Tau Beta Pi, Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Martha Jane Miller, December 28, 1966. Children by previous marriage: Laura Jane, Fredric, Elizabeth Grant, Carla Moore, Linda Hanson.
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    Born July 17, 1926
    • 1949
      Case Institute of Technology
    • 1952
      Harvard University
    • 1952 - 1953
      Industrial engineer, Lincoln Electric Company
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1953 - 1957
      manager, purchase analysis Ford Motor Company
      Dearborn, Michigan, United States
    • 1957 - 1969
      vice president, Booz
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1974 - 1980
      chairman, Wheel Horse Products
      South Bend, Indiana, United States
    • 1974 - 1980
      president, Wheel Horse Products
      South Bend, Indiana, United States
    • 1976
      president, Wellmax
    • 1980 - 1986
      chairman, Ingersoll Products Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1980 - 1986
      Chief Executive Officer, Ingersoll Products Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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