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Construction company executive

John Adams Ditz was American construction company executive. Chairman Santa Clara Heart Association, San Jose, 1951; trustee Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1982-1987, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, since 1982. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member of Bohemian (San Francisco), Pacific Union (San Francisco); Menlo County (Woodside, California).

Background

Ditz, John Adams was born on March 4, 1921 in Stockton, California, United States. Son of George Armand and Janet (Adams) Ditz.

Education

AB, Stanford University, 1942.

Career

Vice president Ditz Brothers, San Jose, California, 1948-1960, Ditz-Crane, Santa Clara, 1954-1982, president, 1982-1985, also board directors. Vice president McKesson Corporation, San Francisco, 1975-1985. President McKesson Property Company, 1975-1985.

President Foremost Homes Hawaii, Honolulu, 1975-1980.

Membership

Chairman Santa Clara Heart Association, San Jose, 1951. Trustee Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1982-1987, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, since 1982. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Member of Bohemian (San Francisco), Pacific Union (San Francisco).

Menlo County (Woodside, California).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ann Goodwin, June 14, 1947. Children: Susan, Elizabeth, Nancy, Janet.

father:
George Armand Ditz

mother:
Janet (Adams) Ditz

spouse:
Elizabeth Ann Goodwin

child:
Susan Ditz

child:
Elizabeth Ditz

child:
Nancy Ditz

child:
Janet Ditz