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Construction company executive

Edward Marvin Abrams, American Construction company executive.

Background

Abrams, Edward Marvin was born on March 13, 1927 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Son of Alfred Robert and Sara Lee (Kaufman) Abrams.

Education

Student, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1948. Bachelor of Science cum laude, University Notre Dame, 1950. Graduate, Naval Officer Candidate School, 1951.

Career

President, Abrams Industries, Inc., Atlanta, 1953-1995; Chairman, Board Of Directors, Abrams Industries, Inc., 1995-1998; chairman of the executive committee, Abrams Industries, Inc., since 1998. Member of faculty University of Shopping Centers, Georgia advisory board Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Membership

Member interreligious affairs committee American Jewish Committee, since 1969, chairman Atlanta chapter, 1971-1973, member national task force on social club discrimination. Member advisory council College Arts and Letters, University Notre Dame, since 1972, chairman, 1977-1978. Co-chairman Georgia region National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1977-1978.

Active United Way Metro Atlanta. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1947, 50-52. Member International Council Shopping Centers, Georgia Engineering Society, Atlanta Chamber C. (chairman aviation task force committee 1981, advisory board 1999-2000), Notre Dame Alumni Association, Commerce Club (Atlanta), Notre Dame Club (Atlanta).

Connections

Married Ann Uhry, October 11, 1953. Children: Alan Ralph, Laurie, James Andrew.

father:
Alfred Robert Abrams

mother:
Sara Lee (Kaufman) Abrams

spouse:
Ann Uhry

child:
Laurie Abrams

child:
Alan Ralph Abrams

child:
James Andrew Abrams