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packaging company executive

John Landrum Kelley was American packaging company executive. Recipient Service award Potato Chip Institute, Cleveland, 1963, Mid-Center Potato Chip Institute International, Kansas City, Missouri, 1965, Potato Chip Institute International Technology Committee, Chicago, 1974. With United States Navy, 1942-1945, PTO. Member Snack Food Association, Retail Bakers American, Southern Texas Export Council, Institute Packaging Professionals.

Background

Kelley, John Landrum was born on February 25, 1918 in Ironton, Alabama, United States. Son of John Talton and Emmie Elizabeth (Freemn) Kelley.

Education

Student, Georgia Technology University, 1940. Certified completion QC, Potato Chip Institute Mich State University, 1967.

Career

Machinist, Link Belt Company, Atlanta, 1940-1942;general sales manager, The Woodman Company, Atlanta, 1947-1958;president, Processing Equipment Machinery Company, Atlanta, 1959-1960;vice president, general sales manager, Mira-Pak, Inc., Houston, 1960-1978;president, Chairman of the Board, Kelley-Perry, Inc., Houston, 1978-1995;also board directors, Kelley-Perry, Inc., Houston, 1978-1995;retired, Kelley-Perry, Inc., Houston, 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor: Fines Feeder System, United States Patent, 1986.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1942-1945, PTO. Member Snack Food Association, Retail Bakers American, Southern Texas Export Council, Institute Packaging Professionals.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, watching football.

Connections

Married LaVerne Jones December 20, 1940. Children: Jon Larry, Patrick Michael.

father:
John Talton Kelley

mother:
Emmie Elizabeth (Freemn) Kelley

spouse:
LaVerne Jones December 20

child:
Jon Larry Kelley

child:
Patrick Michael Kelley