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Alfred P. Sloan

Alfred P. SloanAKA Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr.

Born: 23-May-1875
Birthplace: New Haven, CT
Died: 17-Feb-1966
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Memorial Cemetery of St. John's Church, Oyster Bay, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chairman of GM, 1937-56

Father: Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Sr.
Mother: Katherine Mead Sloan
Wife: Irene Jackson (m. 1898)

    University: BSEE, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1895)

    General Motors CEO (1923-46)
    General Motors President (1923-37)
    Member of the Board of General Motors (as Chairman, 1937-56)
    Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Founder (1934)
    Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research Co-Founder (1945)

Author of books:
Adventures of a White-Collar Man (1941)
My Years With General Motors (1964, memoir)


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