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Jack H. de Kruif

Jack H. de Kruif, American manufacturing executive. President Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Orange County, Tustin, California, 1987; director, trustee Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1978-1983; member National Head Start Association Corporation Board With Universal Service Administrative Company, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Indiana Bar Association, Detroit Athletic Club, Center Club, Balboa Bay Club.

Background

  • Kruif, Jack H. de was born on March 5, 1921 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.

  • Education

    • AB, Michigan State University, 1948. Bachelor of Laws, Indiana University, 1951.

    Career

    • Attorney Bendix corporation, South Bend, Indiana, 1951-1953, group attorney Teterboro, Michigan, 1953-1955. General counsel NWL, Kalamazoo, 1955-1958. Director marketing semi-conductor division Hughes Aircraft, Newport Beach, California, 1958-1960.

      President, chief executive officer Aseco, Inc., Novi, Michigan, 1960-1968, W-K Manufacturing Company, Mount Clemens, 1968-1975. Sole practice consultant Newport Beach, California, 1975-1984. Chairman, chief executive officer Wayne Corporation, Richmond, Indiana, 1984, Richmond Transportation, Newport Beach, California, from 1984, also board directors.

      Board directors Wayne Corporation, Richmond, Inc.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    President Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Orange County, Tustin, California, 1987. Director, trustee Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1978-1983. Member National Head Start Association Corporation Board With Universal Service Administrative Company, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

    Member Indiana Bar Association, Detroit Athletic Club, Center Club, Balboa Bay Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, body surfing, skiing.

    Connections

    • Son of Angus Alton and Lois Grace (Bailey) deK. Married Elizabeth Ann (Bennett) 4 children Scott, Susan, Michael and Maribeth. Divorced 1968. Married Dolores Sue Rossi. 1 child: Lisa-Nicole.
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    Died March 2, 1994
    (aged 72)
    • 1948
      Michigan State University
    • 1951
      Indiana University
    • 1951 - 1953
      Attorney, Bendix Corporation
      South Bend, Indiana, United States
    • 1955 - 1958
      general counsel, NWL
      Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
    • 1958 - 1960
      director, marketing semi-conductor division Hughes Aircraft
      Newport Beach, California, United States
    • 1960 - 1968
      president, officer Aseco
      Novi, Michigan, United States
    • 1960 - 1968
      chief executive, officer Aseco
      Novi, Michigan, United States
    • 1968 - 1975
      president, officer Aseco
      Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States
    • 1968 - 1975
      chief executive, officer Aseco
      Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States
    • 1975 - 1984
      sole practice, consultant Newport Beach
      California, United States
    • 1984
      chairman, officer Wayne Corporation
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1984
      chief executive, officer Wayne Corporation
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
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