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Construction company executive

Edward Marvin Abrams, American construction company executive.


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


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


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.


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).


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

Alfred Robert Abrams

Sara Lee (Kaufman) Abrams

Ann Uhry

Alan Ralph Abrams

Laurie Abrams

James Andrew Abrams