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Corporation executive

Geoffrey Parsons, American corporation executive. Decorated commander French Legion of Honor. Member Association United States Aerospace Industries in Europe (president 1962-1963), Anglo-American Press Association (Paris).

Background

Parsons, Geoffrey was born on July 3, 1908 in New York City. Son of Geoffrey and Carle (Taylor) Parsons.

Education

Student Ecole de Soisy-Sous-Etioles, France, 1922-1923, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1923-1926, Harvard, 1927-1931.

Career

; 1 son, Geoffrey. Married second, Dorothy Blackman Tartiere, June 6, 1945. Reporter Boston Globe, 1931-1936.

Midwestern correspondent New York Herald Tribune (headquarters Chicago), 1937-1941, war correspondent, London, 1941, chief of London Bureau, 1943-1944, editor European edit. New York Herald Tribune, 1944-1950. Became chief of press public relations North Atlantic Treaty Organization 1950, director information, 1954-1957.

Vice president for Europe, Northrop International, 1957-1965. Vice-president and European representative, 1965. European representative, 1977-1981.

Director Societe d’Etudes et de Prefabrican, France.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Saturday Evening Post, Reader’s Digest, others.

Membership

Member Association United States Aerospace Industries in Europe (president 1962-1963), Anglo-American Press Association (Paris). Clubs: American of Paris.

Connections

Married Brenda Tweed, September 12, 1933 (divorced 1939).; married second, Dorothy Blackman Tartiere, June 6, 1945.

father:
Geoffrey Parsons

mother:
Carle (Taylor) Parsons

spouses:
Brenda Tweed

Dorothy Blackman Tartiere