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Corporation executive

Albert Donald Kelso, American corporation executive. Recipient Legion of Merit, Legion of Honor. Served as colonel, ordnance department, Army of the United States, 1943-1945.; Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.


Kelso, Albert Donald was born on June 9, 1898 in Middletown, New York, United States. Son of Henry G. and Emma (Sears) Kelso.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1919.


With American Glue Company, 1921-1923, H. H. Barton & Son Company, 1923-1927, United States Sandpaper Company, 1927-1929, Durex Corporation, 1930-1951. President, director Norton International Inc. (formerly Norton Behr-Manning Overseas Inc.), Worcester, Massachusetts, from 1951.

Director Norton Company, Worcester, Behr-Manning Corporation, Troy, New York, also several foreign affiliates of above companies Director National Foreign Trade Council, Inc. A founder, consultant International Executive Service Corps, 1965-1980.


Served as colonel, ordnance department, Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member Sigma Alpha Epsilon.


Married Florence L. Merwin, September 29, 1923. Children: Albert Donald, Florence M. (Mistress Harold Bierman), John Glover.

Henry G. Kelso

Emma (Sears) Kelso

Florence L. Merwin

Albert Donald Kelso

Florence M. Kelso (Mistress Harold Bierman)

John Glover Kelso