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John Marvin Mitchell

industrialist

John Marvin Mitchell, industrialist. Decorated Fundacion Internacional Elroy Alfaro (Panama City). Member Hospital Council Western Pennsylvania, Community chest Allegheny County, Center for International Relations; member U. Americas; Member American Marketing Association, Newcomen Society North America, Pennsylvania Society, Pi Kappa Alpha.

Background

Mitchell, John Marvin was born on January 23, 1908 in Maryville, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Harmon and Myrtle (George) Mitchell.

Education

Student of University Florida, 1925-1926, U. Tennessee, 1926-1929.

Career

With Aluminum Company American, 1929-1937, 43-47, 50-55, 58-—, successively clerk, sales and operating trainee, market research analyst, sales engineer, 1929-1937, personnel and industrial relations manager, New Castle, Pennsylvania, manager wage stabilization non-employees, Pittsburgh, special assignment foreign sales, 1943-1947, manager export and commercial research divisions, Pittsburgh, 1950-1955, general manager international div., 1958-1961. Vice president Aluminum Company of America, 1961-1963, executive vice-president, director, 1963-1972. Branch sales manager H.D. Catty Corporation, Philadelphia 34-40, branch manager, Buffalo, 1941.

With aluminum-magnesium div. War Production Board, Washington, 1942. General manager Alcomex S.A., Monterey, Mexico, 1948-1949.

President, director Ekco-Alcoa Containers, Inc., Wheeling, Illinois, 1955-1958. President Alcoa International, Inc., 1958-1961. Director Aluminio, S.A. de Curriculum Vitae, Mexico City, Alcoa Australia, Ltd., Melbourne.

Membership

Member Hospital Council Western Pennsylvania, Community chest Allegheny County, Center for International Relations. Member U. Americas; Member American Marketing Association, Newcomen Society North America, Pennsylvania Society, Pi Kappa Alpha. Clubs: Duquesne, Fox Chapel Golf (director), University (Pittsburgh).

Connections

Married Eleanor Martin Smith, February 14, 1931.

father:
John Harmon Mitchell

mother:
Myrtle (George) Mitchell

spouse:
Eleanor Martin Smith