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Manufacturing company executive

David Henry Abbott, American Manufacturing company executive. Served with United States Army, 1958; Member Construction Industry Manufacturers Association (board directors 1979-1981, 82-, chairman since 1992), American Road and Transpn. Builders Association (director) since 1988).

Background

Abbott, David Henry was born on July 6, 1936 in Milton, Kentucky, United States. Son of Carl and Rachael (Miles) Abbott.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Kentucky, 1960. Master of Business Administration, University Kentucky, 1961.

Career

With, Ford Motor Company, Louisville, Minneapolis and Dearborn, Michigan, 1961-1969;division controller, J I Case Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1970-1973;general manager service parts supply division, J I Case Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1973-1975;vice president, J I Case Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1975;vice-president and general manager construction equipment division, J I Case Company, Racine, Wisconsin, 1975-1977;vice president, general manager Drott division, J I Case Company, Wausau, Wisconsin, 1977-1979;executive vice president worldwide construction equipment, J I Case Company, Wausau, Wisconsin, 1979-1981;president, chief operating officer, Portec, Inc., Oak Brook, Illinois, 1981-1987;also director, Portec, Inc., Oak Brook, Illinoispresident, chief Executive officer, director, E.D. Etnyre & Company, Oregon, Illinois, since 1988. Director Oak Brook Bank, 1982-1988.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1958. Member Construction Industry Manufacturers Association (board directors 1979-1981, 82-, chairman since 1992), American Road and Transpn. Builders Association (director) since 1988).

Connections

Married Joan Shefchik, August 14, 1976. Children– Kristine, Gina, Beth, Linsey.

father:
Carl Abbott

mother:
Rachael (Miles) Abbott

spouse:
Joan Shefchik

child:
Kristine Abbott

child:
Gina Abbott

child:
Beth Abbott

child:
Linsey Abbott