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J. Harry Letsche Edit Profile

business executive.

J. Harry Letsche, business executive. Awarded Silver Star, Purple Heart. Served as captain and adjunct, 326th Infantry, 82d Division, World War I.; Member Grocery Manufacturers of America (director), American Legion, Kappa Sigma.

Background

Letsche, J. Harry was born on September 8, 1888 in Pittsburgh. Son of John Harry and Ella (Berkebile) Letsche.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cornell Univercity, 1912.

Career

With H. J. Heinz Company from 1913, vice president and director from 1944.

Membership

Served as captain and adjunct, 326th Infantry, 82d Division, World War I. Member Grocery Manufacturers of America (director), American Legion, Kappa Sigma. Clubs: Duquesne, University (Pittsburgh).

Connections

Married Catharine Brocas, May 8, 1920. Children: Catharine (Mistress.

father:
John Harry Letsche

mother:
Ella (Berkebile) Letsche

spouse:
Catharine Brocas

child:
Catharine (Mrs Letsche