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Joshua Alan Muss

Joshua Alan Muss, American realtor, lawyer. Bar: Texas 1979, Florida 1980. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1955-1958. Member Chicago Board Trade.


  • Muss, Joshua Alan was born on December 7, 1933 in New York City. Son of David and Lillian Rose (Mintz) Muss.

  • Education

    • AB cum laude, Harvard University, 1955. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1970. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1979.


    • With Winston-Muss Corporation, Chicago, 1958-1970, senior vice president, director, 1968-1970. President Winston Development Corporation, Chicago, 1968-1970, Centex Homes Corporation, Dallas. Also director Centex Corporation, 1970-1975.

      Chairman board directors, chief executive officer Chase Manhattan Mortgage and Realty Trust Company, New York City, 1975-1978. Of counsel Glast & Miller, 1981-1982. Practiced in Dallas, 1979-1982.

      Board directors National Association Home Builders, Chicago. Founder, board directors Residential Contractors Association Chicagoland. Executive director President's Property Review Board, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1979, Florida 1980.


    Served with United States Marine Corps, 1955-1958. Member Chicago Board Trade. Clubs: Standard (Chicago).

    New York Athletic, Dallas.


    • Married Audrey Grace Slater, December 3, 1960 (divorced January 1980). Children: Jeffrey Alan, Julianne Louise, Jordan David. Married Diana Lynn Ault, March 2, 1984.
    • father: David Muss
    • mother: Lillian Rose (Mintz) Muss
    • spouses: Audrey Grace Slater
    • Diana Lynn Ault
    • children: Jeffrey Alan Muss
    • Julianne Louise Muss
    • Jordan David Muss
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    Born December 7, 1933