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John Winn

corporation executive

John Winn, American corporation executive. Captain United States Army, 1918. Member Traffic Club.

Background

Winn, John was born on April 5, 1890 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William John and Agnes Elizabeth (Howe) Winn.

Education

Student, Rindge Technology School, 1905. Student, University Virginia, 1910.

Career

Engineering assistant New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, Boston, 1910-1919. Sales representative various companies Belgium, 1919-1920. Engineer New York Telephone –°ompany, 1920-1936.

President General Telephone Corporation, New York, 1936-1940. With North Electric Manufacturing Company, Galion, Ohio, 1940-1941. Vice president Keedoozle Automatic Company, Memphis, 1941-1947.

Chairman board Wynnwood Corporation, Chicago, 1952-1960, president, 1957-1960, Mecha Mechanical Stores Corporation, from 1960.

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1918. Member Traffic Club.

Connections

Married Louisa Morgan Nickerson, September 23, 1922. Children: Ann Loraine (Mistress Thomas J. Bacon), Barbara Allison.