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Jack H. de Kruif Edit Profile

Manufacturing executive

Jack H. de Kruif, American manufacturing executive. President Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Orange County, Tustin, California, 1987; director, trustee Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1978-1983; member National Head Start Association Corporation Board With Universal Service Administrative Company, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Indiana Bar Association, Detroit Athletic Club, Center Club, Balboa Bay Club.

Background

Kruif, Jack H. de was born on March 5, 1921 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.

Education

AB, Michigan State University, 1948. Bachelor of Laws, Indiana University, 1951.

Career

Attorney Bendix corporation, South Bend, Indiana, 1951-1953, group attorney Teterboro, Michigan, 1953-1955. General counsel NWL, Kalamazoo, 1955-1958. Director marketing semi-conductor division Hughes Aircraft, Newport Beach, California, 1958-1960.

President, chief executive officer Aseco, Inc., Novi, Michigan, 1960-1968, W-K Manufacturing Company, Mount Clemens, 1968-1975. Sole practice consultant Newport Beach, California, 1975-1984. Chairman, chief executive officer Wayne Corporation, Richmond, Indiana, 1984, Richmond Transportation, Newport Beach, California, from 1984, also board directors.

Board directors Wayne Corporation, Richmond, Inc.

Membership

President Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Orange County, Tustin, California, 1987. Director, trustee Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1978-1983. Member National Head Start Association Corporation Board With Universal Service Administrative Company, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Member Indiana Bar Association, Detroit Athletic Club, Center Club, Balboa Bay Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, body surfing, skiing.

Connections

Son of Angus Alton and Lois Grace (Bailey) deK. Married Elizabeth Ann (Bennett) 4 children Scott, Susan, Michael and Maribeth. Divorced 1968. Married Dolores Sue Rossi. 1 child: Lisa-Nicole.