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vehicular parts supply executive

Gerald Benson Mitchell was Canadian vehicular parts supply executive. Trustee Medical College Ohio at Toledo Foundation; trustee Toledo Symphony Orchestra, Toledo Art Museum; Member Western Highway Institute Clubs: Inverness, Renaissance, Anglers, Ocean Reef.

Background

Mitchell, Gerald Benson was born on August 29, 1927 in Goderich, Ontario, Canada. Son of Reginald and Mary Elizabeth (Sanders) Mitchell.

Education

Student, University Western Ontario.

Career

With, Hayes Dana Company, Toledo, 1944-1967;vice president manufacturing, Hayes Dana Company, Toledo, from 1958;president, Hayes Dana Company, Toledo, 1963-1967;executive vice president, Dana Corporation, Toledo, 1967-1973;president, Dana Corporation, Toledo, 1973-1980, 84-87;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Dana Corporation, Toledo, from 1980, retired. Executive Committee Machinery and Allied Products Institute. Board directors West Point-Pepperell, Worthington Industries, George Weston Ltd., Canada, Michigan National Corporation, Direc Spicer Mexico, Hayes-Dana Canada.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: Chief Executive's Handbook, 1974.

Membership

Trustee Medical College Ohio at Toledo Foundation. Trustee Toledo Symphony Orchestra, Toledo Art Museum. Member Western Highway Institute Clubs: Inverness, Renaissance, Anglers, Ocean Reef.

Connections

Married Stephanie Bennett Wood, October 1, 1970. Children: Fraser, Jamie, Briar, Michael, Melissa.

father:
Reginald Mitchell

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Sanders) Mitchell

spouse:
Stephanie Bennett Wood

child:
Fraser Mitchell

child:
Jamie Mitchell

child:
Briar Mitchell

child:
Michael Mitchell

child:
Melissa Mitchell