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Wholesale grocery executive

Alfred Oppenheim was American wholesale grocery executive. Decorated Bronze Star, Bronze Star with oak leaf cluster; Chung Moo Distinguished Service medal Korea.

Background

Oppenheim, Alfred was born on June 15, 1915 in Brockton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Abraham M. and Leonora (Wiscotch) Oppenheim.

Education

Student, City University, Paris, 1945.

Career

Sales manager, Brockton Products Company, Massachusetts, 1934;sales supervisor, New England Grocers Supply Company, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1935-1939;sales manager, Silver Brothers, Manchester, N.H., 1939-1941;president, Cressey Dockham & Company, Inc., Salem, Massachusetts, 1946-1951, 53-74;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Cressey Dockham & Company, Inc., Salem, Massachusetts, 1975-1985.

Membership

Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946, 51-53. Member of the Chamber of Commerce, National Wholesale Grocers Association, American Wholesale Grocers Association, New England Wholesale Grocers Association (president 1963-1964), Indiana Grocers Alliance (director 1974-1985), Food Executive Club. Clubs: Dolphin Yacht (commodore 1960-1961 Marblehead), Ferncroft Country (Danvers, Massachusetts).

Boca Woods Country.

Connections

Married Naomi Mezoff, October 30, 1942. Children: Betsy, Jeffrey.

father:
Abraham M. Oppenheim

mother:
Leonora (Wiscotch) Oppenheim

spouse:
Naomi Mezoff

child:
Betsy Oppenheim

child:
Jeffrey Oppenheim