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business executive.

George Nathaniel Jeppson, business executive. Recipient Isaiah Thomas award, Advertising Club, 1954. Fellow American Ceramic Society; member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Swedish Engineers, Society of Chicago Worcester Chamber of Commerce; Mason (32°).

Background

Jeppson, George Nathaniel was born on April 14, 1873 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John and Thilda (Ahlstrom) Jeppson.

Education

Student Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Royal School of Mines (Stockholm) E.D., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1945. Doctor of Laws, Upsala College, 1933. Doctor of Laws, Clark University, 1957.

Career

Vice president and treasurer Norton Company, 1933-1941, president, 1941-1946, Chairman of the Board directors, 1946-1961, now honorary chairman. Chairman of the Board Guaranty Bank & Trust Company Trustee Worcester Polytechnic Institute Commander 1st Class, Royal Order of Vasa with Star, by Gustav V. of Sweden, 1945. Order of White Rose (Finland).

Membership

Fellow American Ceramic Society. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Swedish Engineers, Society of Chicago Worcester Chamber of Commerce. Mason (32°).; Clubs: Worcester, Odin, Worcester Country, Economics, Kiwanis (Worcester).

Masonic (Boston).

Connections

Married Selma U. Swanstrom, May 10, 1911. Children: Britta Dorothy, John II, Betty Thilda.

father:
John Jeppson

mother:
Thilda (Ahlstrom) Jeppson

spouse:
Selma U. Swanstrom

child:
Britta Dorothy Jeppson

child:
John II Jeppson

child:
Betty Thilda Jeppson