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Howard Mossman Acher

hotel executive

Howard Mossman Acher, American hotel executive. awarded Army Service Forces Commendation for Meritorious Civilian Service. Served as Lieutenant United States Army, World War I; Member American Legion.


Acher, Howard Mossman was born on December 10, 1889 in at Cleveland. Son of Albert Milton and Frances Annetta (Hilands) Acher.


Bachelor of Philosophy, Grove City College, 1913.


Director of athletics, Du Bois (Pennsylvania) High School, 1913-1914, Grove City College, 1915-1917 and 1919-1920. With General Electric Company, 1921. Director of athletics, University of Tulsa, 1922-1925.

President Morris Plan Company of Oklahoma, 1926-1932, Southwest Homes Corporation, 1927-1932, Industrial Bancstock Corporation, 1928-1932, Mid-Continent Bancshares, Inc., 1932. In investment banking business, 1932-1935 and 1937-1938. Engaged in ranching and farming, 1935-1938.

Real estate, Tucson, Arizona, 1939-1941. Hotel executive, Denver, since 1950. Superintendent, hotels and restaurants, Atomic Energy Commission, Los Alamos, 1943-1948.


Served as Lieutenant United States Army, World War I. Member American Legion. Clubs: Tulsa, Tulsa Country, Spavinaw (Oklahoma).


Married Ruth Byerly Spearman, June 2, 1922.

Albert Milton Acher

Frances Annetta (Hilands) Acher

Ruth Byerly Spearman