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Financial executive

Frederick Augustus Joss, energy and natural resources company financial executive. Board directors Mount Lebanon School District, Pennsylvania, 1975-1977, Opportunities and Resources, Pittsburgh, since 1978; trustee Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, since 1980, Pittsburgh Experiment, 1979-1982, 89-91. Served as 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1957. Member Finance Executives Institute Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh), Pittsburgh Golf.

Background

Joss, Frederick Augustus was born on September 5, 1932 in Mexico City (parents American citizens). Son of John H. Joss and Elizabeth Eleanor (Taylor) Hume.

Education

Bachelor, Williams College, 1954. Master of Business Administration, University Pittsburgh, 1967. Master of Science in Education, Duquesne University, 1994.

Career

Finance director, Central Intelligence Agency Minera de Aluminio-Alcominas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1967-1973;assistant treasurer, Aluminum Company American, Pittsburgh, 1973-1976;vice president, treasurer, Dravo Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1976-1982;vice president, chief finance officer, Dravo Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1982-1987;contractor, Dravo Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1984-1986;vice president, treasurer, Dravo Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1987-1988;vice president finance, Struthers Corporation, Pittsburgh, since 1989;general manager, Cabot Energy Corporation, Halifax, Nova Scoti, Canada, 1991;teacher middle school, Shady Side Academy, Pittsburgh, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Avocations: golf, tennis, traveling.

Membership

Board directors Mount Lebanon School District, Pennsylvania, 1975-1977, Opportunities and Resources, Pittsburgh, since 1978. Trustee Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, since 1980, Pittsburgh Experiment, 1979-1982, 89-91. Served as 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1957.

Member Finance Executives Institute Clubs: Duquesne (Pittsburgh), Pittsburgh Golf.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis, traveling.

Connections

Married P. Caroline F. Bingham, August 15, 1959 (divorced January 1980). Children– John B., Caroline H., Elizabeth F. Married Diana B. Dickey, April 19, 1980.

1 child, Taylor Dickey.

father:
John H. Joss Hume

mother:
Elizabeth Eleanor (Taylor) Hume

spouses:
P. Caroline F. Bingham

Diana B. Dickey

children:
John B. Joss

Caroline H. Joss

Elizabeth F. Joss

Taylor Dickey Joss