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Edwin John Spiegel, American corporation executive. Member Civic Progress, Inc.; Member American Forestry Association.


Spiegel, Edwin John was born on July 28, 1894 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of Bernhardt F. and Magdalene (Ehrman) Spiegel.


Student parochial, public and business schools, Fort Wayne. Doctor of Laws, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, 1956.


Accountant, Ernst & Ernst, 1917-1920. Joined Robert Gaylord, Inc., St. Louis, 1920, treasurer, 1922-1937. Vice president, treasurer, director, member Executive Committee Gaylord Container Corporation (merger Robert Gaylord, Inc., and Bogalusa Paper Company), 1937-1952, president, director, member Executive Committee, 1952-1956, Chairman of the Board, member Executive Committee, director, 1955.

Company merged with Crown Zellerbach Corporation, 1955, vice-president, director, member Executive Committee, 1955-1956, senior vice-president, director, member Executive Committee, 1956-1959, director and adviser, 1959-1964. Emeritus, 1964; director, member Executive Committee Southwestern Bell Telephone Сompany. Director First National Bank St. Louis, General American Life Insurance Company, I.C. R.R., Illinois Central Industries, Chicago.


Member Civic Progress, Inc. Member American Forestry Association. Clubs: Chicago (Chicago).


Married Ruth Anderson Hall, March 18, 1920. Children: Edwin John, Jane Eakin.

Bernhardt F. Spiegel

Magdalene (Ehrman) Spiegel

Ruth Anderson Hall

Edwin John Spiegel

Jane Eakin Spiegel