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Banker

Gordon Emory Heffern, American banker. Member Fairmount Presbyterian Church; trustee University, Knight Foundation, Miami, Florida, Cleveland Clinic Foundation; president, chief executive officer Akron Community Foundation, 1990-1992. With United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Fellow Christian Athletes.

Background

Heffern, Gordon Emory was born on February 19, 1924 in Utica, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Cluade E. and Lillian A. (McKay) Heffern.

Education

Student, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1944. Student, University Virginia, 1949.

Career

Assistant to president, security analyst Peoples National Bank of Charlottesville, Virginia, 1949-1951. Vice president National City Bank of Cleveland, 1951-1962, First National City Bank of Alliance, Ohio, 1962-1963. President, chief executive officer Goodyear Bank, Akron, 1963-1974.

President, director Society National Bank, Cleveland, 1974-1983, chairman, 1983-1987. President, chief executive officer, director Society Corporation, 1975, chairman, 1983-1987. Goodyear executive professor College of Business Kent State University, 1988-1990, member advisory board Business School.

Member Pioneer-Standard Electronics, Inc., Scripps Howard Broadcasting Company, Biskind Development Company, A. Schulman, Inc.

Membership

Member Fairmount Presbyterian Church. Trustee University, Knight Foundation, Miami, Florida, Cleveland Clinic Foundation. President, chief executive officer Akron Community Foundation, 1990-1992.

With United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Fellow Christian Athletes. Clubs: Akron City, Pepper Pike, Portage Country, Union.

50 (Cleveland), Congress Lake.

Connections

Married Neva Lepley, September 19, 1946 (deceased). Children: Mary Heffern Maddex, John, Robert, Richard. Married Margaret.

father:
Cluade E. Heffern

mother:
Lillian A. (McKay) Heffern

spouses:
Neva Lepley

Margaret.

children:
Mary Heffern Maddex Heffern

John Heffern

Robert Heffern

Richard Heffern