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Manufacturing company executive

John Grant Beadle was American manufacturing company executive. Trustee, past president Castle Park Association Served with United States Air Force, 1954-1957. Member Northwestern University Associates, Chicago Committee, American Apparel Machinery Manufacturers Association, Riomar Country Club, Riomar Bay Yacht Club.

Background

Beadle, John Grant was born on December 16, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John G. and Katharine (Brady) Beadle.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1954.

Career

Salesman, Pure Oil Corporation, Jacksonville and Tampa, Florida, 1957-1959;Salesman, Kordite Company, Tampa, New Orleans, 1959-1961;with, Union Special Corporation, Chicago, since 1961;executive vice president, Union Special Corporation, 1972-1975;president, chief operating officer, Union Special Corporation, 1975-1976;president, chief Executive officer, Union Special Corporation, 1976-1984;chairman, chief Executive officer, Union Special Corporation, 1984-1996. Board directors Batts, Inc., Oliver Products Company, Learning Sciences Corporation, Woodward Governor Company, Portec Corporation, William Blair Mutual Funds. Past president, board directors Juvenile Protection Association.

Past chairman, board directors MidwestIndsl. Management Association. Past chairman International Council Machinery and Allied Products Institute.

Membership

Trustee, past president Castle Park Association Served with United States Air Force, 1954-1957. Member Northwestern University Associates, Chicago Committee, American Apparel Machinery Manufacturers Association, Riomar Country Club, Riomar Bay Yacht Club. Clubs: Skokie Country (Glencoe, Illinois), Commonwealth, Commercial.

Connections

Married Lee Oliver, April 11, 1955. Children: Katharine, John.

father:
John G. Beadle

mother:
Katharine (Brady) Beadle

spouse:
Lee Oliver

child:
Katharine Beadle

child:
John Beadle