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John Cyril Rapp

food company executive.

John Cyril Rapp, American food company executive. Member 7th Republican Congressional District Iowa Committee, 1960-1962; member Iowa Republican Central Committee, 1960-1962. Board associate Chicago Theological Seminary; Member American Trapshooting Association; Mason (Shriner), Elk.

Background

Rapp, John Cyril was born on April 25, 1901 in Atlantic, Iowa, United States. Son of John Joseph and Ethel G. (Sutton) Rapp.

Education

Student electrical engineering Des Moines U., 1923.

Career

1 son, Alan Dean; married Carolyn J. Howard, 1974. Engaged in radio engineering, 1923-1927. Manager radio station KMA, Shenandoah, Iowa, 1927-1940.

A founder Tidy House Products Company, Shenandoah, 1940, vice president, 1945-1947, president, 1947-1960. Vice president, manager non-foods div. Pillsbury Company, 1960-1963, also director.

President Shenandoah Industries, Inc., 1954-1962, Shenandoah Airways, Inc., 1948-1962, Tidy House Products Company, Omaha, 1963-1970. Now president Silver Creek Lakes Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Membership

Member 7th Republican Congressional District Iowa Committee, 1960-1962. Member Iowa Republican Central Committee, 1960-1962. Board associate Chicago Theological Seminary.

Member American Trapshooting Association. Mason (Shriner), Elk. Clubs: Omaha.

Connections

Married Mabel Ellen Azeltine, November 8, 1926.; married Carolyn J. Howard, 1974.

father:
John Joseph Rapp

mother:
Ethel G. (Sutton) Rapp

spouses:
Mabel Ellen Azeltine

Carolyn J. Howard