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John Ciro Ferrara

John Ciro Ferrara, American landscape nursery executive.

Background

  • Ferrara, John Ciro was born on June 12, 1920 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Philip and Angelina (LoForte) Ferrara.

  • Education

    • Student, Northeastern University, 1938. Bachelor, Boston Teachers College, 1941.

    Career

    • With Boston Public Library., 1937—1941. Substitute teacher Boston School Systems, 1945. Partner, president Campbell & Ferrara, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, since 1945.

      Secretary treasurer, director Ferrabell Corporation, Virginia. Director First Virginia Banks. Captain United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945.

    Membership

    Member of Alexandria Chamber of Commerce (board directors, senior vice president 1964), Junior Chamber of C. (president 1952), Air Force Association, Virginia Society Landscape Designers, International Society Arborculture, American Association Nurserymen (representative to council Tree and Landscape Appraisers since 1979), Belle Haven Country (Alexandria) (president 1974), Capitol Hill Club, United States Senatorial Club, Shriners, Masons, Rotary 1969.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, fishing, hunting.

    Connections

    • Married Madeline Boyd Ferrara, August 16, 1947. 1 child John Michael.
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    • 1938
      Northeastern University
    • 1941
      Boston Teachers College
    • 1937 - 1941
      With Boston Public Library
    • 1945
      partner, Campbell & Ferrara
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1945
      president, Campbell & Ferrara
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1945
      substitute teacher, Boston School Systems
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