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Harvey Dean Ferer

Harvey Dean Ferer, American metals company executive.


  • Ferer, Harvey Dean was born on August 14, 1926 in Omaha. Son of Hyman and Anne R. (Rabinovitz) Ferer.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Tennessee Military Institute, 1944.


    • With Aaron Ferer & Sons Company (ferrous and nonferrous metals), Omaha, from 1946, vice president, 1949-1960, president, Chief Executive Officer, from 1960, chairman, from 1993. Consultant Stanford University, 1965.


    Member executive committee Jewish Federation Omaha, 1966-1969. Chairman Israel Emergency Drive Nebraska, 1967. Member president's council Creighton University, Omaha, since 1972.

    Trustee College St. Mary. Past trustee Creighton Preparatory School, Brownell Talbot School. Fellow Brandeis U; past member Young Presidents Organization, World Business Council With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

    Member New York Commodity Exchange, American Tin Trade Association, Copper Club, Omaha Club.


    • Married Lyn V. Jaques, 1978 (divorced). Children: Aaron, Allyson, Whitney, Matthew. Married Ilene Sandell, 1992.
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    Born August 14, 1926
    Died August 29, 2001
    (aged 75)
    • 1944
      Tennessee Military Institute
    • 1949 - 1960
      With Aaron Ferer & Sons Company (ferrous and nonferrous metals)
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States