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Kenneth M. Mason Edit Profile

Manufacturing executive

Kenneth M. Mason, American manufacturing executive. Fellow: British Kinematograph Sound & television Society; member: Greenwich Country Club, University Film and Video Association, American Society Cinematographers, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Society Motion Picture and television Engineers (president), East Lake Woodlands Country Club, Oak Hill Country Club.

Background

Mason, Kenneth M. was born on September 21, 1917 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Marcenus C. and Matilda (Starke) Mason.

Education

Bachelor, Washington & Jefferson College, 1938. Postgraduate, University Rochester, 1942. Doctor of Laws, University Rochester, 1989.

Career

Engineer Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, 1946—1950. Regional manager Chicago, 1951—1964, East Coast division, New York City, 1965—1970, West Coast Division, Hollywood, California, 1970—1974. Manager product programs Rochester, 1974.

Assistant vice president, general mgr, 1974—1978. Vice president general manager Motion Picture & Audiovisual Markets Division, 1978—1983. Board trustees Washington & Jefferson College, emeritus.

Board directors Will Rogers Hospital & Institute, University Film & Video Foundation, Allied Film & Video Laboratory. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Membership

Fellow: British Kinematograph Sound & television Society. Member: Greenwich Country Club, University Film and Video Association, American Society Cinematographers, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Society Motion Picture and television Engineers (president), East Lake Woodlands Country Club, Oak Hill Country Club.

Connections

Married Janice Lyle Kurtz, April 24, 1982. Children: Kenneth M., John L., Richard K., Thomas S., Stephen W.

father:
Marcenus C. Mason

mother:
Matilda (Starke) Mason

spouse:
Janice Lyle Kurtz

child:
Stephen W. Mason

child:
John L. Mason

child:
Richard K. Mason

child:
Thomas S. Mason

child:
Kenneth M. Mason