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Byron Harvey, business executive. Member National Restaurant Association, Chicago Zoological Society, Newcomen Society, Society Colonial Wars, S.R., Alumni Council Lake Forest Academy.

Background

Harvey, Byron was born on February 25, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Byron S. and Helen (Daggett) Harvey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1927.

Career

Began as clerk Carson, Pirie Scott & Company, wholesale, Chicago, 1927. Retail sales clerk for Fred Harvey, Chicago Union Station Drug Store, 1928, later buyer of men’s furnishings and merchandising manager, commercial division, became vice president in charge retail sales, sales promotion and advertising, 1936, president, 1946-1955, chairman of the board, since 1955. Member of the board directors Pullman Company (member Executive Committee).

Member editorial advisory board Restaurant Management magazine and Hotel Management magazine Board of directors American Civic and Planning Association Washington. Past president, member administrative board Chicago Travelers Aid Society. Trustee University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation Board.

Membership

Member National Restaurant Association, Chicago Zoological Society, Newcomen Society, Society Colonial Wars, S.R., Alumni Council Lake Forest Academy. Clubs: Commercial, Saddle and Cycle, Arts, Racquet, Executives (Chicago).

Connections

Married Kathleen Whitcomb, June 27, 1931. Children: Byron III, Helen, Julian.

father:
Byron S. Harvey

mother:
Helen (Daggett) Harvey

spouse:
Kathleen Whitcomb

children:
Byron III Harvey

Helen Harvey

Julian Harvey