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Houlder Hudgins


Houlder Hudgins, American educator.


Hudgins, Houlder was born on May 22, 1900 in in Brooklyn. Son of Houlder and Alice (Gath) Hudgins.


Educated Horace Mann School. Bachelor of Arts Chemical England, Cornell Univercity, 1923.


Instructor in economics and business management, Cornell Univercity, 1923-1927. Controller and assistant general manager, Mandel Brothers, department store, Chicago, 1928-1932. Merchandise manager Montgomery Ward, Chicago, 1932-1938.

President Sloane-Blabon Corporation, Trenton, New Jersey, 1939-1950. Chairman of the Board McLain Motor Line, Inc., Trenton, New Jersey, 1948-1952. Executive vice president Alexander Smith & Sons Carpet Company, Inc.

1951-1952; vice president Galen Van Meter, Inc., 1953-1963. Director of Thurber Electric Company. Professor of industrial management school industrial management, Massachusetts Institute Technology.


Member Massachusetts Economic Stabilization Board Director Mutual Income Foundation, Inc., Concert Network, Inc. Member World Trade Advisory Council unites states department Commerce, 1957-1961. Member Beacon Hill Association (vice president), American Ordnance Association, American Management Association, Regional Planning Association, Newcomen Society, S.A.R., Society of Mayflower Descendants, Navy League, Alpha Chi Rho.

Clubs: Merchants and Manufacturers, Cornell (New York City).


Married Vallie Katrin Olson, August 11, 1934. Children: John William Houlder, Llyssa Vallie Houlder.

Houlder Hudgins

Alice (Gath) Hudgins

Vallie Katrin Olson

John William Houlder Hudgins

Llyssa Vallie Houlder Hudgins