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company executive

Frank Rudolph Nichols, American company executive. Member trustees of Funds and Donations, Episcopal Diocese of Iowa; Member of the United States, Davenport C.’s of C.

Background

Nichols, Frank Rudolph was born on February 11, 1912 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Frank R. and Mary Elizabeth (Betterman) Nichols.

Education

Student of University Missouri, 1932.

Career

Salesman Nichols Wire, Sheet & Hardware Company, Davenport, Iowa, 1934-1937, Pittsburgh Steel Company, 1937-1942. Head material shortage department, Material Coordinating Agency, United States Navy, New York City, 1942-1944. Vice president Nichols Wire & Steel Company (now Nichols Wire & Aluminum Company), Davenport, 1944-1945, president since 1945.

Director Fairchild Engine & Airplane Corporation, The Aluminum Association.

Membership

Member trustees of Funds and Donations, Episcopal Diocese of Iowa. Member of the United States, Davenport C.’s of C. Clubs: Outing, Rod and Gun, Davenport.

Connections

Married Mary Caroline Craig, November 28, 1934. Children: Mary Jessie, Martha Caroline, Deborah Craig, Sarah Milton.

father:
Frank R. Nichols

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Betterman) Nichols

spouse:
Mary Caroline Craig

children:
Mary Jessie Nichols

Martha Caroline Nichols

Deborah Craig Nichols

Sarah Milton Nichols