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Albert Joseph Kay, American textile executive.


Kay, Albert Joseph was born on June 3, 1920 in Cleveland. Son of Simon and Eszter (Rosenzweig) Kay.


Student, Cuyahoga Community College, 1961.


Sales representative, The Carnegie Textile Company, Cleveland, 1938-1968; vice president, general manager, The Carnegie Textile Company, Cleveland, 1968-1994; president, The Carnegie Textile Company, Cleveland, since 1994. Member citizens advising committee Centerior Energy, since 1991. Advisory board American Red Cross, 1988-1993.


President Mayfield High School Parent-Teachers Association, 1968-1969, Friends Mayfield Regional Library., 1998-1999. Former president Mayfield Boys Baseball League. Past. section chairman United Way.

Founder Mayfield Heights Bicentennial Committee, Mayfield Area Recreation Council. Member Citizens Committee for Education, 1968. Chairman Citizens for Honest Government, 1965.

Past president Friends of Hillcrest Library. Council member City Mayfield Heights, 1969-1997, council president, 1981-1985, 1996-1997. Campaign co-chairman Aveni for State Republican, Ohio, 1975.

Chairman levy renewal committee Cuyahoga County Public Library., 1989. Past. member executive committee Hillcrest Democratic Caucus, Mayfield Schools Academy Booster's Club. Former chairman planning and zoning commission City Mayfield Heights.

Trustee Schnurmann House, 1970-2001, Association Retarded Citizens, 1992-1994. Community coordinator Clinton-Gore campaign, 1992. Member, founder Education-Business Community Alliance, Mayfield City Schools, since 1994.

Former president Hillcrest Council of Councils, 1977. Member Cuyahoga County Democratic Executive Committee. Member Mayfield Heights Planning Commission, since 1998.

Founder, chairman Mayfield District Millenium Celebration, 2000. Governor Cuyahoga County Board Mental Health, 2001-2004. With United States Army, 1943.

Member Mayfield Heights Planning Commission, 1998, Friends of Mayfield Regional Library. (president 1998-2000), International Association Wiping Cloth Manufacturers (board of directors 1981-1985, 89-93, Outstanding and Dedicated Service award 1985), American Association Retired Persons (board directors East Suburban Cuyahoga County chapter 371 1993-1995), Secondary/Materials and Recycled Textiles, Jewish Vets Cleveland (Commander 1946-1948), East Cleveland Business Alliance (president), Masons.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: political activity, piano.


Married Irene Pramisloff, June 11, 1944. Children: Leslie Andrzejewski, Stephen, Adrienne Gallagher.

Simon Kay

Eszter (Rosenzweig) Kay

Irene Pramisloff

Adrienne Gallagher Kay

Stephen Kay

Leslie Andrzejewski Kay