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Manufacturing executive

Lee R. Jackson, American manufacturing executive. Chairman board University Akron, 1944-1955. Member Masons, Shriners, Portage Country Club, University Club, Detroit Club, Detroit Athletic Club, Detroit Golf Club, Pepper Pike Country Club, Union Club, Bath Club, Surf Club, Rolling Rock Club.

Background

Jackson, Lee R. was born in 1891 in Akron, Ohio, WAS0. Son of Ralph D. and Emma (Daily) Jackson.

Education

Student, University Akron, 1912.

Career

With sales department, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, 1912; salesman, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Detroit, 1913; district manager, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1916-1918; district manager, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Indianapolis, 1919; division manager Pacific Coast, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, 1920; division manager N.W., Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, 1921; in charge manufacturers's sales, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Detroit, 1922; manager manufacturers's sales, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, Akron, 1926; manager general sales, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, 1927; vice president, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, 1929-1941; executive vice president, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, 1941-1948; president, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, 1948-1957; vice Chairman of the Board, Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, from 1957.

Politics

The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

Views

All persons, regardless of age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation, are entitled to have their human and civil rights ensured and to be protected against violence.

Membership

Chairman board University Akron, 1944-1955. Member Masons, Shriners, Portage Country Club, University Club, Detroit Club, Detroit Athletic Club, Detroit Golf Club, Pepper Pike Country Club, Union Club, Bath Club, Surf Club, Rolling Rock Club.

Connections

Son of Ralph D. and Emma (Daily) J. M. Gladys Tuttle, May 3, 1919.

father:
Ralph D. Jackson

mother:
Emma (Daily) Jackson

spouse:
Gladys Tuttle