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Merchandising executive

Alfred Harvey Daniels, American merchandising executive. Board directors Opera Guild; trustee United Fund, University Miami; member Orange Bowl Committee, 1963-1968, 79–. Member National Retail Merchants Association (executive committee), Florida Retail Federation (director), Lotos Club (New York City), Harvard Club (New York City), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Daniels, Alfred Harvey was born on March 12, 1912 in Pittsburgh. Son of Harry and Irene Daniels.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1933; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1935.

Career

Divisional merchandise manager, Abraham & Straus, 1940-1948; merchandise vice president, Abraham & Straus, 1948-1955; vice president, Federated Department Stores, Inc., Cincinnati, since 1956; also consultant, group president, director, Federated Department Stores, 1969-1973; chief Executive officer, I. Magnin, 1969-1973. Consultant Hudson's Bay Company Canada. Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer Burdine's, 1961-1968.

Consultant, director Gap Store's Inc., since 1975. Director Associate Merchandising Corporation, 1st National Bank Miami, 1963-1968. Senior research associate Columbia University School Business.

Membership

Board directors Opera Guild. Trustee United Fund, University Miami. Member Orange Bowl Committee, 1963-1968, 79–.

Member National Retail Merchants Association (executive committee), Florida Retail Federation (director), Lotos Club (New York City), Harvard Club (New York City), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Ada M. Schoenberg, October 1935. Children– James, Molly. Married Stella Goldstein, 1959.

father:
Harry Daniels

mother:
Irene Daniels

spouse:
Ada M. Schoenberg

spouse:
Stella Goldstein

child:
Molly Daniels

child:
James Daniels