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business executive.

James Nathaniel Purse, business executive. Member of executive board Greater Cleveland council Boy Scouts American, from 1975; Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946.; Member American Iron Ore Association (director) 1970-1979, Chairman, Board Of Directors 1975-1977), American Iron and Steel Institute (director 1975-1979), American Mining Congress (director 1977-1979).

Background

Purse, James Nathaniel was born on August 19, 1923 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Gilbert R. and Eleanor F. (Leitert) Purse.

Education

Student, Mich.

Career

With Great Lakes Steel Company, Detroit, 1947-1955. With Hanna Mining Company, Cleveland, 1955-1979, manager foreign sales, then vice president sales, 1960-1969, executive vice president, 1969-1974, president, chief Executive officer, director, 1974-1978, vice chairman, 1978-1979, also director. Director Benjamin Franklin Goodrich Company, Lubrizol Corporation.

Membership

Member of executive board Greater Cleveland council Boy Scouts American, from 1975. Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Iron Ore Association (director) 1970-1979, Chairman, Board Of Directors 1975-1977), American Iron and Steel Institute (director 1975-1979), American Mining Congress (director 1977-1979).

Clubs: Union (Cleveland), Hudson Country (Cleveland), Pepper Pike (Cleveland).

Connections

Married Rolonde M. L. Redon, August 24, 1946. Children: John R., Charles R. Student, Michigan.

father:
Gilbert R. Purse

mother:
Eleanor F. (Leitert) Purse

spouse:
Rolonde M. L. Redon

children:
John R. Purse

Charles R. Student Purse

Mich Purse