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Heber Wallace Peters

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Heber Wallace Peters, American executive. Served as pursuit pilot, First lieutenant Air Service, United States Army, and officer in charge of flying, Field Northern 9, 3d Aviation Instruction Center, Issoudun, France, 1918-1919; Member Foreign Policy Association Delta Theta.

Background

Peters, Heber Wallace was born on December 13, 1892 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Heber Cushing and Agnes Winonah (Thurber) Peters.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1914.

Career

Secretary, Cornell Univercity, 1914-1916. Assistant to president Packard Motor Company, Detroit, Michigan, 1916-1918, office manager, 1919-1921, general manager Detroit Branch, 1921-1924, Packard Motor Company of Chicago, 1924-1928. Vice president of distribution Packard Motor Company, 1928-1932.

Assistant general sales manager Cadillac Motor Car Company, 1934-1936. Investment counselor, Detroit, 1936-1938. Provost, Cornell Univercity, 1938-1943.

Executive Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company, 1943-1945. Vice president, John Price Jones Corporation, 1946-1951, Georgia Brakeley & Company, 1962-1965. Development consultant Bowdoin College, 1958-1961.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1959-1964. Trustee Air Force Museum Foundation. Chairman of the Tompkins County chapter, American Red Cross, 1941-1943.

Membership

Served as pursuit pilot, First lieutenant Air Service, United States Army, and officer in charge of flying, Field Northern 9, 3d Aviation Instruction Center, Issoudun, France, 1918-1919. Member Foreign Policy Association Delta Theta. Clubs: Cornell of Michigan, Cornell, University (New York City).

Connections

Married Elsie Frieda Germain, September 1, 1922. Children: Wallace Cushing, Joy Germain.

father:
Heber Cushing Peters

mother:
Agnes Winonah (Thurber) Peters

spouse:
Elsie Frieda Germain

children:
Wallace Cushing Peters

Joy Germain Peters