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Harvey Dean Ferer

metals company executive

Harvey Dean Ferer, American metals company executive.


Ferer, Harvey Dean was born on August 14, 1926 in Omaha. Son of Hyman and Anne R. (Rabinovitz) Ferer.


Graduate, Tennessee Military Institute, 1944.


With Aaron Ferer & Sons Company (ferrous and nonferrous metals), Omaha, from 1946, vice president, 1949-1960, president, Chief Executive Officer, from 1960, chairman, from 1993. Consultant Stanford University, 1965.


Member executive committee Jewish Federation Omaha, 1966-1969. Chairman Israel Emergency Drive Nebraska, 1967. Member president's council Creighton University, Omaha, since 1972.

Trustee College St. Mary. Past trustee Creighton Preparatory School, Brownell Talbot School. Fellow Brandeis U; past member Young Presidents Organization, World Business Council With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.

Member New York Commodity Exchange, American Tin Trade Association, Copper Club, Omaha Club.


Married Lyn V. Jaques, 1978 (divorced). Children: Aaron, Allyson, Whitney, Matthew. Married Ilene Sandell, 1992.