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Russell Clyde Pruitt

Russell Clyde Pruitt, industrial and interment foundries executive. License realtor, investor. Board directors, treasurer Lorain Young Men’s Christian Association; Member of American Quarter Horse Association, American Accounting Association, American Institute Corporation Controllers, National Association Accountants, Ohio School Boards Association, Smithsonian Institute, United States Judo Federation, Appaloosa Horse Club.

Background

  • Pruitt, Russell Clyde was born on August 31, 1927 in Damascus, Virginia, United States. Son of R. Martin and Pearl K. (Osborne) Pruitt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Fenn College, 1954. Master of Business Administration, Western Reserve University, 1957—1962.

    Career

    • Auditor Standard Oil Corporation, Cleveland, 1948—1953. Controller Nelson Worldwide TRW, 1953—1983. President, treasurer, director Oregon Brass Works, Portland, since 1983.

      Director Sheidow Bronze Company, Williamsburg Bronze Company Notary Public, Lorain, since 1958. President Pruitt Services & Industries, Endura Memls., Miami, Florida. Manager manufacturing Matthews International.

      Consultant income tax & investment. Member Sheffield Lake Charter Commission, Ohio, 1960—1962. Chairman finance committee Sheffield Lake City Council, 1964—1966.

      President board education Black River, Medina, Ohio, since 1973. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946, PTO, served with United States Naval Reserve, 1950-1951, PTO.

    Major achievements

    • License realtor, investor.

    Membership

    Board directors, treasurer Lorain Young Men’s Christian Association. Member of American Quarter Horse Association, American Accounting Association, American Institute Corporation Controllers, National Association Accountants, Ohio School Boards Association, Smithsonian Institute, United States Judo Federation, Appaloosa Horse Club.

    Connections

    • Married Clarice Furchess Pruitt, April 5, 1947. Children: Phyllis, Russell C., Mark, Daniel.
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    Born August 31, 1927
    • 1954
      Fenn College
    • 1948 - 1953
      Auditor, Standard Oil Company
      Cleveland, Ohio, United States
    • 1953 - 1983
      controller, Nelson Worldwide TRW
    • 1958
      director, Sheidow Bronze Company
      Lorain, Ohio, United States
    • 1983
      president, Oregon Brass Works
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1983
      treasurer, Oregon Brass Works
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1983
      director, Oregon Brass Works
      Portland, Jamaica
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