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Mort D. Tinker

business executive.

Mort D. Tinker, business executive. Served with United States Army as private, Company D, 131st infantry, 33rd div., October 1917-July 1919.; Member Glass-Pottery Association of Chicago (president 1944-1945), Izaak Walton League of America (president Chicago chapter, 1944-1946, vice president Illinois div., 1945-1946, nat. secretary, 1946-1948), American Legion.; Mason.

Background

Tinker, Mort D. was born on May 10, 1889 in Maquoketa, Iowa, United States. Son of Fred S. and Helen C. (Goodenow) Tinker.

Education

Educational public schools of Iowa.

Career

Began as salesman with the Frank B. Tinker Company of Chicago, 1912-1926. Partner Tinker Brothers, manufacturers agent of glassware, 1926-1936. President Tinker Glassware, Inc., 1936-1942.

Owner Tinker Glassware from January 1942.

Membership

Served with United States Army as private, Company D, 131st infantry, 33rd div., October 1917-July 1919. Member Glass-Pottery Association of Chicago (president 1944-1945), Izaak Walton League of America (president Chicago chapter, 1944-1946, vice president Illinois div., 1945-1946, nat. secretary, 1946-1948), American Legion. Mason.; Clubs: Lincoln Park Casting (vice president 1940-1941), Campfire.

15th Floor Merchandisers of Merchandise Mart, Merchants and Manufacturers of Merchandise Mart, Elk.

Connections

Married Mabel Barclay, June 28, 1924.

father:
Fred S. Tinker

mother:
Helen C. (Goodenow) Tinker

spouse:
Mabel Barclay