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Manufacturing executive

Victor Gelb, American manufacturing executive. Recipient Baker award Cleveland Jewish Community Federation, 1960, Eisenman award, 1997, Cleveland Jewish Community Federation.

Background

Gelb, Victor was born on October 15, 1926 in Cleveland. Son of Charles and Lena Regina (Katz) Gelb.

Education

Student, Western Reserve University, 1951.

Career

Executive vice president, Ohio Advertising Agency, 1949-1953;sales manager to president, chief Executive officer, Woodhill Permatex Corporation, Cleveland, 1953-1979;president, chief Executive officer, Cole Consumer Products, 1980-1981;president, Victor Gelb Inc., since 1981. Former director, vice chairman Cook-United. Chairman Capital American Finance Corporation, 1979-1990.

Board directors Pioneer-Standard Electronics, Specialty Chemical Resources.

Membership

National president Big Brothers American, 1970-1974. President Bellefaire Child Care Center, Jewish Children's Bureau, 1969-1972, Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Settlements Association, 1967-1969. Chairman Mayor's Council Youth Activities, 1970-1971.

Board directors, vice president United Way Superior vena cava syndrome. Trustee Jewish Cmty. Federation. National vicechairman United Jewish Appeal, since 1981.

Member of the Board of Governors Jewish Agency for Israel. Chairman Mount Sinai Medical Center, since 1994, Citizens Committee on Aids/Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Vice chairman Quality Information Management Corporation With United States Merchant Marine, 1944-1947.

Member Automotive Parts and Accessories Association (chairman 1973-1974).

Connections

Married Joan Marie Freeman, June 16, 1948. Children: Kathy Lee (Mistress Dana deWindt), Robert James (deceased March, 1994), Cynthia (Mistress Robert Grabner), Leslie Annual.

father:
Charles Gelb

mother:
Lena Regina (Katz) Gelb

spouse:
Joan Marie Freeman

child:
Kathy Lee Gelb (Mistress Dana deWindt)

child:
Robert James (deceased March Gelb

child:
1994) Gelb

child:
Cynthia Gelb (Mistress Robert Grabner)

child:
Leslie Annual Gelb