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business executive

Everett Frederick Zurn, business executive. Recipient Behrend College Medallion Pennsylvania State University, 1983.

Background

Zurn, Everett Frederick was born on March 31, 1908 in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Arthur and Clara (Ackerman) Zurn.

Education

Student, Denison U., 1927-1929.

Career

With J.A. Zurn Manufacturing Company, Erie, 1931-1956, president, 1952-1956, Zurn Industries, Inc., Erie, 1956-1965, Chairman of the Board, 1965-1973, chairman of the executive committee, 1973-1985. Director First National Bank Pennsylvania, 1966-1977, Times Public Company, Erie. Member President’s Water Pollution Control Advisory Board, 1965-1968.

Past vice chairman environmental committee B.I.A.C., Paris, 1972-1973. Member regional export expansion council Department Commerce, since 1962, chairman, 1967-1969. Member National Expansion Council, 1967-1969.

Member United States trade missions to, Burma, 1962, Japan, 1962, Greece, 1964.

Membership

Member lay advising committee Pennsylvania Medical Society. Member of advisory council College of Engineering Foundation of University Texas. Member Electoral College, 1944.

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Naval Engineers, Navy League, Newcomen Society, National Association of Manufacturers (director 1970-1973), Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce (past director), Phi Delta Theta. Clubs: Erie (Erie), Kahkwa (Erie), Aviation (Erie).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Jane Henderson, October 29, 1932. Children: Eleanor Jane (Mistress Peter B. Hutt), Susan Catherine (Mistress James M. Smith, Junior.

father:
John Arthur Zurn

mother:
Clara (Ackerman) Zurn

spouse:
Elizabeth Jane Henderson

children:
Susan Catherine (Mistress James M. Smith Zurn

Jr Zurn

Eleanor Jane Zurn (Mistress Peter B. Hutt)