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George Findley Griffiths

business executive.

George Findley Griffiths, business executive. Member American Iron and Steel Institute (past director), Illinois Chamber of Commerce (past director), Psi Upsilon.

Background

Griffiths, George Findley was born on February 18, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of George Harold and Mabel May (Green) Griffiths.

Education

Student United States Military Academy, 1925-1927. Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1929.

Career

Salesman, United Screw & Bolt Corporation, 1929-1931, United States Steel Corporation, 1931-1938. Salesman Sharon Steel Corporation (Pennsylvania), 1938-1940, district manager sales, 1940-1946, general manager sales, 1946-1947, vice president, general manager sales, 1947-1949. Assistant to executive vice president Acme Steel Company, Chicago, 1950-1951, assistant to president, 1952, vice president, 1953-1958, executive vice president sales, 1958-1960, president, chief Executive officer, chairman of the executive committee, 1961-1964, director, 1954-1964.

Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer Interlake Steel Corporation (merger Acme Steel Company and Interlake Iron Corporation 1964), 1964-1969, Chairman of the Board, 1969-1971, also director, member Executive Committee.

Membership

Member American Iron and Steel Institute (past director), Illinois Chamber of Commerce (past director), Psi Upsilon. Clubs: Executives (past director), University (past director), Chicago (Chicago).

Connections

Married Marion E. Winterrowd, February 15, 1941. Children: Jean Winterrowd, William Harold, Judith Holland, Robert Pennell.

father:
George Harold Griffiths

mother:
Mabel May (Green) Griffiths

spouse:
Marion E. Winterrowd

children:
Jean Winterrowd Griffiths

William Harold Griffiths

Judith Holland Griffiths

Robert Pennell Griffiths