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Edward Mandell de Windt Edit Profile

director , Manufacturing executive

Edward Mandell de Windt, American manufacturing executive, director. Decorated Commander Order British Empire; commendatore Italian Republic. Trustee Cleveland Educational television Association, Cleveland Clinic; board directors United Way American, Berkshire School, University School, National Conference of Christians and Jews. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Society Cincinnati, American Society Corporation Executives, Business Council.

Background

Windt, Edward Mandell de was born on March 31, 1921 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Delano and Ruth (Church) de Windt.

Education

Student, Williams College, 1939-1941.

Career

With, Eaton Corporation, Cleveland, 1941-1986;general manager stamping division, Eaton Corporation, 1954-1959;vice president sales, Eaton Corporation, 1959-1961;group vice president international, Eaton Corporation, 1961-1966;president, Eaton Corporation, 1967-1969;Chairman of the Board, Eaton Corporation, 1969-1985;former director, chief Executive officer, Eaton Corporationchairman, Birmingham (Alabama) Steel corporation, 1985-1991;chairman of the executive committee, Birmingham (Alabama) Steel Corporation, since 1991. Member Executive Committee, director Ohio Bell Telephone –°ompany. Director Dart & Kraft, Inc., Federal Reserve Bank Cleveland, Sears, Roebuck and Company, Allstate Insurance Company, UAL, Inc., United Airlines, Inc.

Membership

Trustee Cleveland Educational television Association, Cleveland Clinic. Board directors United Way American, Berkshire School, University School, National Conference of Christians and Jews. Member Society Automotive Engineers, Society Cincinnati, American Society Corporation Executives, Business Council.

Clubs: Union (Cleveland), Tavern (Cleveland), Pepper Pike Country (Cleveland), Kirtland (Cleveland). Bloomfield Hills (Michigan) Country, Augusta (Georgia) National. Blind Brook (New York ).

Laurel Valley (Ligonier, Pennsylvania). Links (New York City). Seminole (Florida), Jupiter Island (Florida).

Connections

Married Betsy Bope, June 21, 1941. Children: Pamela, Delano II, Dana, Elizabeth, Edward Mandell.

father:
Delano Windt

mother:
Ruth (Church) Windt

spouse:
Betsy Bope

child:
Pamela Windt

child:
Delano II Windt

child:
Dana Windt

child:
Elizabeth Windt

child:
Edward Mandell Windt