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Russell G. Bellezza

industrialist

Russell G. Bellezza, industrialist. Served as Lieutenant, heavy artillery, World War I.; Member National Elec. Manufacturers Association.

Background

Bellezza, Russell G. was born on September 26, 1897 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Antonio and Lydia (Granbery) E.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Virginia Military Institute, 1918, Electrical Engineer (post graduate), 1929. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1923, Master of Science, 1923.

Career

Associate professor and captain, Virginia Militia, Virginia Military Institute, 1919-1920. Student manager street lighting section, 1926, manager of sales cable div., 1929. Vice president in charge of sales Locke, Inc., Baltimore, 1936, vice president, general manager, 1937, president, 1939-1950, Chairman of the Board, 1950.

Vice president General Cable Corporation, New York City, since 1950. Assistant administrator Business and Defense Administration, Department Commerce, Washington, 1956-1957. Assistant to assistant secretary health, education and welfare, since 1957.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant, heavy artillery, World War I. Member National Elec. Manufacturers Association.

Clubs: Siwanoy Country (Bronxville).

Connections

Married Marian Thompson. Children: Russell Granbery, Marcia Thompson.

father:
Antonio E.

mother:
Lydia (Granbery) E.

spouse:
Marian Thompson

children:
Russell Granbery Bellezza

Marcia Thompson Bellezza