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Manufacturing executive

John Howard Ricks, American manufacturing executive. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1944-1946.

Background

Ricks, John Howard was born on December 11, 1926 in Peking, China. Came to the United States 1943. Son of Howard Lishke and Lydia Agnes (Leach) Ricks.

Education

Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1946. Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1949. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1950.

Career

With McCulloch Corporation, Los Angeles, 1959-1972, director international relations, 1972-1974. Executive vice president international Ridge Tool Company, Elyria, Ohio, 1974-1981, executive vice president sales, since 1983. President Harris Calorific division Emerson Electric, Cleveland, 1981-1983.

Membership

Served with United States Marine Corps, 1944-1946.

Connections

Married Maxine Louise Olson, September 3, 1950. Children: Ann, John, Thomas, Peter.

father:
Howard Lishke Ricks

mother:
Lydia Agnes (Leach) Ricks

spouse:
Maxine Louise Olson

child:
Ann Ricks

child:
John Ricks

child:
Thomas Ricks

child:
Peter Ricks