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Manufacturing company executive

Roy Howard Holdt was American manufacturing company executive. Member board Fairview General Hospital, Cleveland State University Development Foundation; trustee Dyke College Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Greater Cleveland Growth Association (director) Clubs: Pepper Pike (Ohio); Ohio State University Presidents, Westwood Country; The 50, Union, Laurel Valley (Cleveland); Firestone.

Background

Holdt, Roy Howard was born on November 19, 1920 in Edgewood, Maryland, United States. Son of Jacob S. and Francis (Hansen) Holdt.

Education

Student, Dyke Business College, 1941. Student, Cleveland State University, 1947.

Career

With Lake Erie Chemical Company, Cleveland, 1938-1940, Apex Electrical Manufacturing Company, 1941-1956. Division controller White Consolidated Industries, Inc., Cleveland, 1956-1958, corporation controller, 1958-1961, vice president, controller, 1961-1964, vice president finance, 1964-1967, senior vice president, 1967-1969, executive vice president, director, 1969-1972, president, chief operating officer, 1972-1976, chairman, chief executive officer, 1976-1986. Director Cleveland Trust Company, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, Midland-Ross Corporation, Ling-Temco-Vought Corporation, McNeil Corporation.

Membership

Member board Fairview General Hospital, Cleveland State University Development Foundation. Trustee Dyke College Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Greater Cleveland Growth Association (director) Clubs: Pepper Pike (Ohio).

Ohio State University Presidents, Westwood Country. The 50, Union, Laurel Valley (Cleveland). Firestone.

Connections

Married Shirley Boatwright, February 4, 1984. Children by previous marriage: Linda Holdt Greene, Douglas M.

father:
Jacob S. Holdt

mother:
Francis (Hansen) Holdt

spouse:
Shirley Boatwright