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John Tyssowski

business executive , engineer.

John Tyssowski, business executive, engineer. Member of Executive Committee, vice president Atlantic Rural Expostion, Richmond.; Member board visitors, Virginia Polytech. Institute; Served with Squadron A. Cavalry, National Guard New York, on Mexican border, 1916-1917; Member Virginia Hereford Breeders Association, Inc. (past president), American Institute of Mining Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, also.

Background

Tyssowski, John was born on January 19, 1887 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Thaddeus Matthew and Alice Walton (Green) Tyssowski.

Education

Bachelor of Science, mining, University of California, 1908.

Career

Various positions in mining, 1908-1914. Assistant to general manager, Childs Company, 1914-1916, general manager and treasurer Bennett Day Importing Company, 1922-1928. President Copper Deoxidation Corporation, 1928-1938.

Director Woodward & Lothrop, department store, Washington, since 1919, vice president, 1942-1946, chairman of the executive committee, 1946-1948, Chairman, Board Of Directors 1948-1957, chairman of the executive committee. Since 1957; farmer, Cobbler Mount Farms, Delaplane, Virginia since 1941.

Works

  • Author numerous technical articles in technical and live stock journals.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee, vice president Atlantic Rural Expostion, Richmond. Member board visitors, Virginia Polytech. Institute; Served with Squadron A. Cavalry, National Guard New York, on Mexican border, 1916-1917.

Member Virginia Hereford Breeders Association, Inc. (past president), American Institute of Mining Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers, also.

Connections

Married Catherine Woodward, October 9, 1915.

father:
Thaddeus Matthew Tyssowski

mother:
Alice Walton (Green) Tyssowski

spouse:
Catherine Woodward