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Herman Bernhardt Block

executive.

Herman Bernhardt Block, American executive. Served as Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member Phi Sigma Delta. Elk; member B’nai B’rith.

Background

Block, Herman Bernhardt was born on August 8, 1904 in Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States. Son of Morris and Frances (Goldberg) Block.

Education

Student Harvard Military Academy, Los Angeles, 1919-1920, University of Wisconsin, 1922-1925.

Career

; children—Francine Joan Shalit, Richard Morse. Married second, Florence Joyce Boden, May 11, 1960. 1 son, Ronald Jay. Department store management, 1927-1935.

Owner industrial salvage firm, 1935-1945. Sales industrial supplies, 1946-1952. Subcontract manager Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation, 1952-1954, vice president procurement, 1956-1957, executive vice president procurement, 1958-1966, president, 1972-1980, also director.

President Practical Manufacturing Company, 1966-1972. Director purchasing Devoe & Raynolds Company, Inc., 1954-1956.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Phi Sigma Delta. Elk; member B’nai B’rith.

Clubs: Chemists (New York City).

Connections

Married Lillian Shirley Callin, April.; married second, Florence Joyce Boden, May 11, 1960. Children: Francine Joan Shalit, Richard Morse.

father:
Morris Block

mother:
Frances (Goldberg) Block

spouses:
Lillian Shirley Callin

Florence Joyce Boden

children:
Francine Joan Shalit Block

Richard Morse Block