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Andrew Henry Phelps

chemicals executive.

Andrew Henry Phelps, American chemicals executive. member National Advisory Minerals Council, Department of Interior.; member of the board and executive and finance committees Board of Missions and Church Extension,; Member Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, Railway Business Association (director). American Tariff League (directory).

Background

Phelps, Andrew Henry was born on September 27, 1888 in Steele City, Nebraska, United States. Son of Asa E. and Marion (Clark) Phelps.

Education

Educated Georgia Military College and Accountancy and Law Institute, New York. Doctor of Commercial Science, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1945.

Career

Banking and investment business, New York City, 1910-1911. Business manager Young Men’s Christian Association, 1912-1916. Field manager Chamber of Commerce, United States of America, 1917-1927.

Sales manager McGraw Hill Public Company, 1928-1936. Formerly vice president Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Chairman, director National Metal Products Company, Nease Chemical Company, Produx, Inc., Trylon Chemicals, Inc., Carolina Metal Products Corporation.

Director Hood Chemical Company, Reese Manufacturing Company, Quelcor, Inc., television-Electronics Fund, Dictaphone Corporation, Pittsburgh Metallurgical Company Director Pittsburgh Symphony Society. Zoar Home. Executive secretary International Trade Conference, 1919. Represented Methodist Church at organization meeting World Council of Churches, Utrecht, Holland, 1938.

Trustee Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, Virginia, Methodist Theological School in Ohio, Delaware, Ohio. President Association for a United Church of America Chairman non-metallic Minerals Industry Advisory Council, Army and Munitions Board. Member National Advisory Minerals Council, Department of Interior.

Membership

Member National Advisory Minerals Council, Department of Interior. Member of the board and executive and finance committees Board of Missions and Church Extension. Member Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, Railway Business Association (director).

American Tariff League (directory). Clubs: Bankers (New York).

Connections

Married Emily Brown, December 14, 1912. Children: Emily May (Mistress.

father:
Asa E. Phelps

mother:
Marion (Clark) Phelps

spouse:
Emily Brown

child:
Emily May (Mrs Phelps