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Lawyer , State agency administrator

David Melvin Zurn, American state agency administrator, lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1964.


Zurn, David Melvin was born on May 24, 1938 in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Melvin Ackerman and Marian Ruth (Schmid) Zurn.


Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1960;Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1963.


With, Zurn Industries, Inc., Erie, 1963-1984;vice president, treasurer, Zurn Industries, Inc., Erie, 1968;vice president finance, treasurer, Zurn Industries, Inc., Erie, 1969-1971;executive vice president finance, treasurer, Zurn Industries, Inc., Erie, 1971-1973;president, Zurn Industries, Inc., Erie, 1973-1976;president, chief Executive officer, Zurn Industries, Inc., Erie, 1976-1984;state civil service commissioner, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1986-1989;secretary, director, Whole Person Home Health Care, Inc., 1986-1991;secretary, director, Pennsylvania Medical Concepts., Inc., 1989-1991.


  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1964.


Member Port Commission Erie, 1969-1974. Member board incorporators Gannon University, Erie, since 1970. Corporator, since 1965, chairman emeritus Hamot Health Systems, Inc., since 1973, trustee, 1989, treas, 1992.

Corporator St. Vincent Foundation Health and Human Services, since 1966. Chairman Northwestern Pennsylvania chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1985-1988. Board directors Hamot 2d Century Foundation, Northwest Pennsylvania chapter American Red Cross.

Member Young President's Organization, 1975-1986. Member Pennsylvania, Erie County bar associations, Kahkwa Club, Delta Delta Association, Psi Upsilon Association.


Married Barbara St. John Miller, April 17, 1971. Children: Rena Zurn Fulweiler, Amelie Susan, Christopher Frederick.

Melvin Ackerman Zurn

Marian Ruth (Schmid) Zurn

Barbara St. John Miller

Rena Zurn Fulweiler Zurn

Amelie Susan Zurn

Christopher Frederick Zurn