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Holding company executive

Bernard Firestone, American holding company executive. With United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member Union League.

Background

Firestone, Bernard was born on May 1, 1918 in New York City. Son of Martin and Kate (Chariton) Firestone.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1939. Master of Arts, Loyola University, Chicago, 1948.

Career

With, Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Company, 1939-1968;treasurer, Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Company, 1962-1968;vice president, treasurer, Northwest Industries, Inc., Chicago, 1968-1989.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1944-1946. Member Union League.

Connections

Married Sylvia Zussin, December 24, 1939 (deceased). Children: Frank Joseph, Frances Katherine, Bethann, Mellisa Jan, Wendy Elyse. Married Bettie Kaplan, April 2, 1961.

father:
Martin Firestone

mother:
Kate (Chariton) Firestone

spouses:
Sylvia Zussin

Bettie Kaplan

children:
Frank Joseph Firestone

Frances Katherine Firestone

Bethann Firestone

Mellisa Jan Firestone

Wendy Elyse Firestone