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Morton Kiel Kranitz

Morton Kiel Kranitz, American automotive executive.

Background

  • Kranitz, Morton Kiel was born on February 10, 1926 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Son of Louis and Miriam (Saferstein) Kranitz.

  • Education

    • Student, Platt School Business, St. Joseph, 1949.

    Career

    • Manager Dalton Shoe Corporation, St. Joseph and Fort Dodge, Iowa, 1947-1950. Factory representative Amano Shoe Manufacturing, Sierra Shoe Manufacturing, Los Angeles, 1950-1953. Owner Morton's Dry Cleaners, Denver, 1953-1958.

      Manager Les Femmes Shoe Store, Abilene, Texas, 1958-1959, Pelletier's Shoes, Midland and Odessa, 1959-1961. Store supervisor, buyer Given Brothers Shoe and Apparel Chain, El Paso, 1961-1962. Manager Williams Auto Sales, Tucson, 1962-1966.

      Used car manager O'Rielly Chevolet, 1966-1970. General manager, part owner Precision Toyota, 1970-1990. Owner Kranitz Automotive Group, since 1990.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Dinner chairman University Arizona Athletic Department, Tucson, 1981, 82. Delegate Democratic Party Arizona, Tucson, 1985. Journal. chairman National Jewish Hospital Dinner, Tucson, 1987, 88, 89.

    Dinner committee American Cancer Celebrity Concert, Tucson, 1988-1990, 92-93. President Tucson Hebrew Academy Parent-Teachers Association, 1972-1974. Vice president Congregation Anshei Israel, 1979-1983, board trustees, 1974-1983.

    Board directors Better Business Bureau, since 1993. With United States Air Force, 1943-1945. Member Old Pueblo Executive Club (president 1985, Plaque 1985), Tucson Classics (vice president 1985-1988, board member 1983-1988).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, swimming, walking, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Oleta Mae Sullivan, October 1, 1945 (divorced 1953). Married Sallie Ann Jaramillo, January 21, 1964. Children: Mortina, Lizbeth, Abra, Eran.
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    Born February 10, 1926
    • 1949
      Platt School Business
    • 1947 - 1950
      Manager, Dalton Shoe Corporation
      Iowa, United States
    • 1950 - 1953
      factor, y representative Amano Shoe Manufacturing
    • 1953 - 1958
      owner Morton's Dry Cleaners
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1958 - 1959
      manager, Les Femmes Shoe Store
      Abilene, Texas, United States
    • 1959 - 1961
      manager, Les Femmes Shoe Store
    • 1961 - 1962
      store supervisor
      El Paso, Texas, United States
    • 1962 - 1966
      manager, Williams Auto Sales
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
    • 1966 - 1970
      used car manager, O'Rielly Chevolet
    • 1970 - 1990
      general manager
    • 1990
      owner Kranitz Automotive Group
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