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Irvin Lorenzo Grimes

Irvin Lorenzo Grimes, American publisher. Board directors Ingall Memorial Hospital; board directors Western Golf Association, Calumet council Boy Scouts American; Member American Accounting Association, American Management Association, American Marketing Association, American Economic Association, Homewood Chamber of Commerce (director) Clubs: Olympia Fields Country (director).

Background

  • Grimes, Irvin Lorenzo was born on April 4, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Irvin L. and Agnes E. (Shellhammer) Grimes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Indiana University, 1942.

    Career

    • With Richard D. Irwing Inc., Homewood, Illinois, from 1946, president, 1963-1975, vice chairman board, 1975-1977, chairman board, chief executive officer, from 1977, director. President subsidiary Dorsey Press, 1959-1964, director, from 1959. Vice president subsidiary Dow Jones Irwin Inc., 1965-1975, director, from 1965.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors Ingall Memorial Hospital. Board directors Western Golf Association, Calumet council Boy Scouts American. Member American Accounting Association, American Management Association, American Marketing Association, American Economic Association, Homewood Chamber of Commerce (director) Clubs: Olympia Fields Country (director).

    Connections

    • Married Nancy O. Ellis, January 6, 1946. Children: Sharon, Cynthia, Richard.
    • father: Irvin L. Grimes
    • mother: Agnes E. (Shellhammer) Grimes
    • spouse: Nancy O. Ellis
    • children: Sharon Grimes
    • Cynthia Grimes
    • Richard Grimes
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    Died March 9, 2000
    (aged 81)
    Nationality
    • 1942
      Indiana University
    • 1963 - 1975
      With Richard D. Irwing Incorporated
      Homewood, Illinois, United States
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