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Automobile company executive

Cruse Watson Moss, American automobile company executive. Member founders society Detroit Institute Arts; director The Burnham Fund, Incorporated, New York York City With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, Chief Executives Organization, Beta Theta Pi, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Moss, Cruse Watson was born on April 7, 1926 in Kent, Ohio, United States. Son of Cruse Watson and Lucile (Shafer) Moss.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Ohio University, 1948. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Ohio University, 1985.

Career

President Kaiser Jeep Automotive division, also executive vice president, Kaiser Jeep Corporation, 1960-1970;group vice president, American Motors Corporation, 1970;president, director, AM General Corporation, Detroit, 1970-1979;chairman, chief Executive officer, director, White Motor Corporation, Farmington Hills, Michigan, 1979-1981;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Patton Corporation (formerly General Automotive Corporation), Ann Arbor, Michigan, since 1981. Chairman, Board Of Directors, chief Executive officer The Flxible Corporation, Delaware, Ohio. Board directors The Burnham Fund Inc., New York City.

Membership

Member founders society Detroit Institute Arts. Director The Burnham Fund, Incorporated, New York York City With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, Chief Executives Organization, Beta Theta Pi, Tau Beta Pi.

Clubs: Circumnavigators, Barton Hills Country, Detroit Athletic, Travis Pointe Country.

Connections

Married Virginia Ann Patton, December 22, 1949. Children: Stephen, Carol Susan, Michael.

father:
Cruse Watson Moss

mother:
Lucile (Shafer) Moss

spouse:
Virginia Ann Patton

child:
Stephen Moss

child:
Carol Susan Moss

child:
Michael Moss