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John Harold Ryan, business executive. Member Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa Associates, Phi Beta Kappa.


Ryan, John Harold was born on September 8, 1885 in Toledo, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles W. and Emma (Ford) Ryan.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1908.


Clerk, The Arbuckle-Ryan Company, 1908-1910, secretary, 1910-1912, president and treasurer, 1918-1928. Secretary The Standard Tube corporation since 1928. Vice president, treasurer and general manager, The Fort Industry Company, 1927-1941, vice president and treasurer, since 1941.

Vice president Storer Broadcasting Company, since 1952. Assistant director in charge of broadcasting, United States Office of Censorship, 1941-1944. President, Broadcast Music, Inc., New York City, 1944-1946.

President National Association of Broadcasters, 1944-1945. Chairman of the Board Broadcast Measurement Bureau, Inc., New York City, 1945-1951. Director Standard Tube Company, Ohio Citizens Trust Company.


Member Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa Associates, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Toledo, The Country, Advertising (president 1946-1948) (Toledo, O.), Indian Creek Country, Surf, The Committee of 100.


Married Frances L. Storer, June 15, 1921.

Charles W. Ryan

Emma (Ford) Ryan

Frances L. Storer