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Walter Staunton Mack, American corporate executive.


Mack, Walter Staunton was born on October 19, 1895 in New York City. Son of Walter Staunton and Alice (Ranger) Mack.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1917.


Salesman, Bedford Mills, Inc., 1919;became president, Bedford Mills, Inc., 1926;later vice president, Wm. B. Nichols & Companythen vice president, Equity CorporationChairman of the Board, director, United Cigar-Whelan Stores Corporationvice president, Phoenix Securities Corporation, 1934;president, Phoenix Securities Corporation, 1938-1951;Chairman of the Board, president, Pepsi-Cola Company, 1934-1956;president, Chairman of the Board, Nedicks, Inc., 1951;president, C & C Super Corporation (parent company B/G Foods, Inc.)president, Cantrell & Cochrane Corporation (manufacturer several soft drinks, including Super Cola)former Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Great American Industries, Inc. president, chairman, Rubatex Corporationpresident, Great American Minerals Corporationchairman, Aminex Resources Corporation, from 1970;chairman, Aminex Petroleum Ltd. Chairman of the Board, King Cola CorporationChairman of the Board, Compass International, New York CityChairman of the Board, Horizon Coal Company, Beach City, Ohio. vice president, treasurer, director, Polls Creek Coal Company, Leslie County, Kentucky, from 1977;vice president, treasurer, director, Indian Head Mining Company, River Coal Company, Knott County, Kentucky, from 1977. Director New York Board Trade.


Republican candidate New York State Senate, 1932. Treasurer Republican company committee New York State Senate, 1932, Republican company committee, New York City, 1934-1936, Fusion Company Committee for election Mayor La Guardia, 1937. Chairman National Committee Representatives and Inds. for Johnson, 1964.

Member Mayor's Advisory and Defense Committees. Vice chairman Greater New York Fund, 1941. Director Queens Chamber of Commerce, New York World's Fair Committee.

Manhattan counsel, member State Commission Human Rights. Director City Center Music and Drama. Honorary chairman Queens County Cancer Committee, 1946, Queens Greater New York Fund Committee, 1946.

Chairman Dewey-Warren Citizens Committee, 1948. Member Fiorello LaGuardia Foundation, treasurer centennial committee. Trustee French and Polyclinic Hospital Served as ensign United States Navy, 1917-1919.

Member Litchfield Hunter Breeders Society (treasurer). Clubs: Jefferson Island (New York City), Harvard (New York City). Harvard (Boston); Sky, Ocean Country, Arizona Country.


Married Ruth J. Watkins, 1942 (deceased 1986). Children: Walter III, Alice Ruth. Children by previous marriage: Anthony Reckford, Florence Annual.

Walter Staunton Mack

Alice (Ranger) Mack

Ruth J. Watkins

Walter III Mack

Alice Ruth Mack