Log In

John Phillip DIESEL Edit Profile

executive

John Phillip Diesel was American multinational corporation executive. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1947. Member of Pine Valley Golf, Seminole Golf, Metropolitan.

Background

DIESEL, John was born on June 10, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of John Henry and Elsa A. (Poetting) Diesel.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Washington University, St. Louis, 1951.

Career

Executive Assistant Division Manager. McQuav-Norris Mfg. Company, St. Louis 1951-1957. Partner Booz, Allen and Hamilton Inc., Chicago 1957-1961.

Vice-President Operations, Operations Research Inc., Santa Monica, California 1961-1962. Vice-President, Treasure and Director Management Technology Inc., Los Angeles 1962-1963. Director Marketing and Planning, A. O. Smith Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1963-1965, Director Mfg. and Engineering 1965-1967, Vice-President Mfg. and Planning 1967-1970, Group Vice-President 1970-1972.

Chairman Armor Elevator Can. Ltd. 1970-1972; Chair, and President Armor Elevator Company Inc. 1970-1972; President, Chief Executive Officer, Newport News (Virginia) Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 1972-1978, Chairman 1976-1978.

Executive Vice-President Tenneco Inc. 1976-1979, President 1979-1989. Chairman Board of Albright and Wilson Ltd. (London, England) 1981-1989. Director Tenneco Inc., Aluminum Company of America, Cooper Industries Inc., First City Bancorpn. of Texas Inc., Poclain S.A., Allied Stores Corporation.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

Politics

Church members should support and resourcing their institutions to reflect on political issues in the light of Christian faith.

Views

There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1947. Member of Pine Valley Golf, Seminole Golf, Metropolitan.

Connections

Married Rita Jan Meyer, June 12, 1949 (divorced April 1989). Children: Holly, Gretchen, John, Dana.

father:
John Henry Diesel

mother:
Elsa A. (Poetting) Diesel

spouse:
Rita Jan Meyer

child:
Holly Diesel

child:
Gretchen Diesel

child:
John Diesel

child:
Dana Diesel