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Construction company executive

Vincent Francis DeCrane, American Construction company executive ( ind: manufacturing)construction company executive. Recipient President award Regina High School, 1991; named Man of Year Notre Dame Club Cleveland, 1985.

Background

DeCrane, Vincent Francis was born on August 27, 1927 in Cleveland. Son of Alfred Charles and Verona Ida (Marquard) december.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, University Notre Dame, 1950. Field engineer, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, Cleveland, 1950. Engineer, estimator Dunlop & Johnston, Inc., Cleveland, 1952-1959, secretary-treasurer, 1959-1975, executive vice president, secretary, 1975-1986, president, treasurer, 1986-1988, retired, 1988.

General partner Sawmill Creek Lodge Company, Cleveland, 1971-1989. Chairman LeBlond Housing Corp, 1992-1994. Chairman committee United Way Cleveland, 1971-1987.

Chairman of the Board, president Brentwood Hospital, 1981-1985. President Catholic Charities Corporation, 1980-1982. Trustee Gilmour Academy.

Member Lyndhurst (Ohio) Planning Commission. Board directors parents county St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana. Trustee Center.

Career

Field engineer Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, Cleveland, 1950. Engineer, estimator Dunlop & Johnston, Inc., 1952—1959. Secretary-treasurer, 1959—1975.

Executive vice president, secretary, 1975—1986. President, treasurer, 1986—1988. Retired, 1988; general partner Sawmill Creek Lodge Company, Cleveland, 1971—1989.

Chairman LeBlond Housing Corp, 1992—1994. With Army of the United States, 1946-1947, with Army of the United States, 1950-1952.

Membership

Chairman committee United Way Cleveland, 1971—1987. Chairman board, president Brentwood Hospital, 1981—1985. President Catholic Charities Corporation, 1980—1982.

Trustee Gilmour Academy. Member Lyndhurst Planning Commission. Board directors parents council St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana.

Trustee Center Pastoral Leadership. Member of Mayfield Country Club, Warrensville Heights Chamber of Commerce (honorary director), Greater Cleveland Growth Association, Construction Industry Affairs Committee, Cleveland Engineering Society (Hall of Fame award 1986), Builders Exchange (president 1981-1983).

Connections

Married Flora Elizabeth Friday. Children: Barbara Bumbacco, Peter, Donna Panzica, Michael, Melinda Capone, Melissa Gary, Joan Bova, Mary Jean.

father:
Alfred Charles december.

mother:
Verona Ida (Marquard) december.

spouse:
Flora Elizabeth Friday

child:
Barbara Bumbacco DeCrane

child:
Peter DeCrane

child:
Donna Panzica DeCrane

child:
Michael DeCrane

child:
Melinda Capone DeCrane

child:
Melissa Gary DeCrane

child:
Joan Bova DeCrane

child:
Mary Jean DeCrane