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cement company executive

Jack MacNider was American cement company executive.


MacNider, Jack was born on February 21, 1927 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Hanford and Margaret Elizabeth (McAuley) MacN.


Graduate, Milton (Massachusetts) Academy, 1946. Bachelor, Harvard University, 1950. Master of Business Administration with distinction, Harvard University, 1952.


With, United States Steel Corporation, 1952-1954;with, Northwestern States Portland Cement Company, Mason City, Iowa., 1954-1990;vice president, assistant general manager, Northwestern States Portland Cement Company, 1959-1960;president, general manager, Northwestern States Portland Cement Company, 1960-1990;Chairman of the Board, Northwestern States Portland Cement Company, 1979-1990;retired, Northwestern States Portland Cement Company, 1990. Director Portland Cement Association, 1962-1969, chairman, 1974-1976. Secretary-treasurer, president, director Mason City Hotel Corporation.

President, director Indian Farms, Inc., since 1976. Trustee Equitable Life Insurance Company, Iowa, 1964-1993.


Chairman North Iowa Medical Center, 1974-1991. Trustee Beloit College, Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, 1979-1990, Herbert Hoover Presidential Library., since 1985. Honorary trustee Upper Iowa University, Fayette.

President Iowa College Foundation, 1962. With United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1944-1945. Member National Association of Manufacturers (director 1978-1985), Young President Organization, Portland Cement Association (chairman board 1974-1975, director), Iowa Manufacturers Association (chairman 1971-1972, director), Mason City Chamber of Commerce (president 1962), American Legion (past post Commander), Masons, Euchre and Cycle Club (Mason City, Mason City Country Club, Minneapolis Club, University Club (Chicago), Des Moines Club, Lost Tree Club (Florida).


Married Margaret Hansen, September 9, 1950. 1 son, Charles Hanford.

Hanford MacN.

Margaret Elizabeth (McAuley) MacN.

Margaret Hansen