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publishing executive.

Edward J. Mehren, American publishing executive. Decorated knight of St. Gregory.

Background

Mehren, Edward J. was born on August 5, 1881 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Jacob F. and Elizabeth E. (Grobl) Mehren.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Loyola University, Chicago, 1899. Bachelor of Science in Continuing education, University Illinois, 1906.

Career

Puget Sound Railway, 1906. Associate editor Engineering Record, New York, 1907-1911. Secretary, manager Emerson Company, management engrs., 1911-1912.

Editor Engineering Record, 1912-1917. Editor Engineering-News Record, 1918-1923. Vice president McGraw-Hill Public Company, Inc., 1921-1931.

President Portland Cement Association, 1931-1937. Owner and operator Rancho Santa Maria, Phoenix. Investigated economics conditions in Europe, 1920, 24, 27.

Reported on labor-management conciliation and arbitration in New Zealand, Australia, England, Norway and Sweden, 1937-1938. Chairman New York Conference of Business Paper Editors, 1921. Member Executive Committee New York Building Congress, 1922-1923.

Member of commission on highways and motor transport Chamber of Commerce of United States of America, 1925-1930. Member Council of Administration, Loyola University, 1930-1938. Member Executive Committee National Safety Council, 1935-1937.

Board of directors Art Center, LaJolla, California, Scripps Memorial Hospital, LaJolla.

Membership

Member Executive Committee New York Building Congress, 1922-1923. Member of commission on highways and motor transport Chamber of Commerce of United States of America, 1925-1930. Member Council of Administration, Loyola University, 1930-1938.

Member Executive Committee National Safety Council, 1935-1937. Board of directors Art Center, LaJolla, California, Scripps Memorial Hospital, LaJolla. Member American Road Builders Association (director) 1923-1925, 25-26), National Catholic Alumni Federation (president 1935-1937), American Society of Civil Engineers, New Jersey Society Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors (honorary), Arizona Civilian Defense Board, 1943-1945, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Kappa Phi, Blue Key, Triangle.

Club: LaJolla Beach and Tennis.

Connections

Married Grace Walsh, September 8, 1908. Children: Edward W., lawrence J., Richard J., Bernard W., Paul, Grace E. With engineering.

father:
Jacob F. Mehren

mother:
Elizabeth E. (Grobl) Mehren

spouse:
Grace Walsh

children:
Edward W. Mehren

lawrence J. Mehren

Richard J. Mehren

Bernard W. Mehren

Paul Mehren

Grace E. With engring Mehren