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glass container manufacturing company executive

John Allen Winfield, American glass container manufacturing company executive. Certified Public Accountants, Michigan, 1947. Member Beta Theta Pi.


Winfield, John Allen was born on April 30, 1922 in Girard, Ohio, United States.


Bachelor of Science in Commerce, Ohio University, 1944.


Senior staff auditor Arthur Andersen & Company (Certified Public Accountants), Detroit, 1944-1948. Assistant treasurer Electromaster, Inc., Mount Clemens, Michigan, 1948-1952. With Philco Corporation, 1952-1963, manager special markets consumer products, 1961-1962.

Executive vice president Knox Glass, Inc., Pennsylvania, 1963-1965, president, chief operating officer, director, 1965-1968. Executive vice president finance and administration Brockway Glass Company, Inc. (name changed to Brockway, Inc.), 1968-1974, president, from 1974, chief operating officer, 1974-1977, chief executive officer, 1977-1978, chairman, chief executive officer, 1978-1988, also director.


  • Certified Public Accountants, Michigan, 1947.


Member Beta Theta Pi.


Son of Harry H. and Flora (Jagger) W. M. Virginia M. Cekuta, September 20, 1944. 1 daughter, Sherilyn Lee.

Harry H. Winfield

Flora (Jagger) Winfield