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John Winn

John Winn, American corporation executive. Captain United States Army, 1918. Member Traffic Club.

Background

  • Winn, John was born on April 5, 1890 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William John and Agnes Elizabeth (Howe) Winn.

  • Education

    • Student, Rindge Technology School, 1905. Student, University Virginia, 1910.

    Career

    • Engineering assistant New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, Boston, 1910-1919. Sales representative various companies Belgium, 1919-1920. Engineer New York Telephone –°ompany, 1920-1936.

      President General Telephone Corporation, New York, 1936-1940. With North Electric Manufacturing Company, Galion, Ohio, 1940-1941. Vice president Keedoozle Automatic Company, Memphis, 1941-1947.

      Chairman board Wynnwood Corporation, Chicago, 1952-1960, president, 1957-1960, Mecha Mechanical Stores Corporation, from 1960.

    Membership

    Captain United States Army, 1918. Member Traffic Club.

    Connections

    • Married Louisa Morgan Nickerson, September 23, 1922. Children: Ann Loraine (Mistress Thomas J. Bacon), Barbara Allison.
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    • 1905
      Rindge Technology School
    • 1910
      University Virginia
    • 1910 - 1919
      Engineer, engineering assistant New England Telephone & Telegraph Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1919 - 1920
      sales representative various companies Belgium
    • 1920 - 1936
      engineer, New York Telephone Company
    • 1936 - 1940
      president, General Telephone Corporation
      New York, United States
    • 1940 - 1941
      with North Electric Manufacturing Company
      Galion, Ohio, United States
    • 1941 - 1947
      vice president, Keedoozle Automatic Company
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States
    • 1952 - 1960
      chairman, board Wynnwood Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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