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Manufacturing executive

John Frank Van Tassell, American manufacturing executive. Registered professional engineer, Alabama. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1958. Member Society Plastics Engineers, Barbershop Singing Society, American Legion (Commander 1953), American Legion National (chairman uniformed groups congress 1958), Drew Chamber of Commerce (president 1969), Rho Alpha Tau, Phi Sigma Kappa. Lodges: Shriners, Masons.

Background

Tassell, John Frank Van was born on November 27, 1926 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Howard Perlee and Willie Maude (Battle) Van Tassell.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, University Alabama, 1951.

Career

General manager Lake Center Switch Company, Winona, Minnesota, 1965-1970. President Delta Molded Products, Talladega, Alabama, 1970-1973. Manager plastics group Sunbeam Corporation, Oak Grove, Illinois, 1973-1978.

Private practice management consultant Greenville, Texas, 1978-1987. President Ken Meyer Company, Inc., Conway, Arkansas, 1987-1988. Consultant General Tire, Ada, Oklahoma, 1978-1980, Jayfro Corporation, Waterford, Connecticut, 1981.

Professor humanities John Dewey University, Washington, 1983.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Alabama.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor school bus seat.

Religion

Every true believer receives the special gift from God to use in ministry.

Politics

Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

Views

Christians should take seriously their calling as salt and light.

Membership

Sergeant United States Air Force, 1951-1958. Member Society Plastics Engineers, Barbershop Singing Society, American Legion (Commander 1953), American Legion National (chairman uniformed groups congress 1958), Drew Chamber of Commerce (president 1969), Rho Alpha Tau, Phi Sigma Kappa. Lodges: Shriners, Masons.

Connections

Married Doris Pearl Pointer, December 24, 1948 (divorced June 1973). Children: Frank Edward, Julie Ann, John Alan. Married Frances Spradlin, October 19, 1973 (divorced July 1987).

Children: Daniel Mark, Ellen Denise.

father:
Howard Perlee Tassell

mother:
Willie Maude (Battle) Van Tassell

spouse:
Doris Pearl Pointer

spouse:
Frances Spradlin

child:
Frank Edward Tassell

child:
Julie Ann Tassell

child:
John Alan Tassell

child:
Daniel Mark Tassell

child:
Ellen Denise Tassell