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corporation executive.

Alfred Slack Osbourne, American corporation executive. Member Merchant Marine council United States Coast Guard; Member National Defense Transportation Association (director) local chapter), Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, Newcomen Society N.A., Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Osbourne, Alfred Slack was born on September 28, 1886 in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Walter J. and Elizabeth (Barrows) Osbourne.

Education

Student Williamsport Dickinson Seminary, 1903-1904, Bethlehem Preparatory School, 1904-1905. M. E., Lehigh University, 1909.

Career

Mech. engineer Pittsburgh Water Heater Company, 1910-1913, Pittsburgh Power Reverse Gear Company, 1914-1916, vice president, 1916-1924. President and director Waynesburg Water Company, 1919-1925. Chief engineer Pittsburgh Terminal Coal Corporation, 1924-1930.

General manager with Union Barge Line Corporation, 1930-1935, vice president, 1935-1938, executive vice-president, director, member Executive Committee, 1935-1951, became president, 1951, chairman board, since 1953. Vice president, director Southern Transfer Company, Memphis, since 1935, president, since 1955. Director, member Executive Committee Dravo Corporation.

Director Dravo Doyle Company.

Membership

Member Merchant Marine council United States Coast Guard. Member National Defense Transportation Association (director) local chapter), Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, Newcomen Society N.A., Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: Lehigh, Duquesne, St. Clair Country, University, Traffic.

Connections

Married Ruth Donnan, October 7, 1913. Children: Alfred S. (deceased), Alvan, Edmund, Margaret Barrows (Mistress.

father:
Walter J. Osbourne

mother:
Elizabeth (Barrows) Osbourne

spouse:
Ruth Donnan

child:
Alfred S. Osbourne (deceased)

child:
Alvan Osbourne

child:
Edmund Osbourne

child:
Margaret Barrows (Mrs Osbourne