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George Macomber

George Macomber, American construction executive. Recipient Humanitarian award National Jewish Hospital; elected National Ski Hall of Fame, 1973; named Man of Year Engineers Club Boston, 1983.

Background

  • Macomber, George was born on July 7, 1927 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of C. Clark Macomber and Janet Eaton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1948.

    Career

    • President Geroge B. H. Macomber Company, Boston, 1959-1987, chairman board, since 1987. President Hamilton Construction Equipment Corporation, 1959-1987. Now managing general partner Macomber Development Associates.

      Board director, chairman operation committee Artery Business Committee, since 1989. Board directors Boston Foundation for Architecture, since 1985. Board directors Boston Harbor Associates, since 1981, chairman, 1985-1989, chairman emeritus, since 1989.

      Corporator Brigham & Women Hospital, since 1980. Trustee Charlesbank Homes, since 1982, Eaglebrook Sch, since 1961.

    Membership

    Member Alumni Council Center for Real Estate Development Massachusetts Institute of Technology, since 1952. Trustee New England Aquarium, since 1989, New England Home for Little Wanderers, 1964-1968, Judge Baker Guidance Center, since 1976,Boston Foundation for Architecture, since 1985. Board director New England Council, since 1985, chairman 1988-1989.

    Member Chief Executives Organization (board directors since 1981, chairman 1985-1989), Boston Society Architects (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Ann Leonard; children: John, Grace Macomber-Bird, George Clark.
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    • 1948
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1959 - 1987
      President, Geroge B. H. Macomber Company
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1959 - 1987
      president, Hamilton Construction Equipment Corporation