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Grover Martin Hermann

industrialist.

Grover Martin Hermann, industrialist. Member Board of Governors Presbyterian.

Background

Hermann, Grover Martin was born on July 21, 1890 in Callicoon, New York, United States. Son of Martin and Mary Elizabeth (Wizemann) Hermann.

Education

Student in public schools of Callicoon. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Manhattan College, New York City, Illinois Institute Technology. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Marietta College.

Doctor of Laws, Missouri Valley College, Marshall, Missouri, 1965.

Career

Founder, American Asphalt Paint Company, Chicago, 1913, president, director, 1913-1940, corporation name changed to American-Marietta Company, 1940, president, director, 1940-1950, Chairman of the Board, director, 1950-1961, merged into Martin-Marietta Corporation, honorary Chairman of the Board, 1965-1966, director. Director Coleman Cable & Wire Company, Sovereign Life Insurance Company California, Mercury Casualty Company, Consolidated Freightways.

Membership

Member Board of Governors Presbyterian. Clubs: Tavern, Arts (Chicago).

Connections

Married Hazel Hessinger, January 30, 1914.; married second Sarah Thurmond, October 27, 1945. Children: Grover Martin (deceased), Shirley, Robert.

father:
Martin Hermann

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Wizemann) Hermann

spouses:
Hazel Hessinger

2d Sarah Thurmond

children:
Grover Martin Hermann (deceased)

Shirley Hermann

Robert Hermann