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Corporation executive

Mark Winfield Cresap, American corporation executive. Decorated Legion of Merit. Member nat. council United Negro College Fund. Trustee Mellon Institute, Carnegie Institute Technology, Hill School; Served as colonel General Staff Corps, United States Army, 1941-1946.; Member Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

Cresap, Mark Winfield was born on January 3, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Mark W. and Jessie (Cope) Cresap.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1932. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1934. Doctor of Laws, Miami University, Waynesburg (Pennsylvania) College, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania.

Career

Merchandise manager John B. Stetson Company, Philadelphia, 1939-1941. Partner Cresap, McCormick & Paget, management consultants, New York City, 1946-1951. Vice president, assistant to president Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1951-1955, director, executive vice president, 1955-1957, president, since 1957, chief Executive officer, since 1959.

Director Can Westinghouse, Ltd., Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, Rand Corporation, Mellon National Bank & Trust Company. Director Pennsylvania Economy League. Trustee Williams College.

Membership

Member nat. council United Negro College Fund. Trustee Mellon Institute, Carnegie Institute Technology, Hill School. Served as colonel General Staff Corps, United States Army, 1941-1946.

Member Alpha Delta Phi. Clubs: Commercial (Chicago).

Connections

Married Madeleine Reed, September 8, 1948. Children: Madeleine Reed, Mark Winfield, III. Began career as a member of the staff Booz, Fry, Allen & Hamilton, management consultant.

father:
Mark W. Cresap

mother:
Jessie (Cope) Cresap

spouse:
Madeleine Reed

children:
Madeleine Reed Cresap

Mark Winfield Cresap

III. Began career as a member of the staff Booz Cresap

Fry Cresap

Allen & Hamilton Cresap

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