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Dana G. Mead

AKA Dana George Mead

Born: 22-Feb-1936
Birthplace: Cresco, IA
Died: 31-Oct-2018
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Chairman of MIT Corporation, 2003-10

Military service: US Army (1957-70)

Brother: Michael Mead
Wife: Nancy Lee Cooper (until his death, two sons)
Son: Dana Mead, Jr.
Son: Mark Mead

    University: BS Engineering, US Military Academy, West Point (1957)
    University: PhD Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1967)
    Chairman: MIT Corporation (2003-10)

    President's Commission on White House Fellowships
    Tenneco CEO (1994-99)
    International Paper Various, to EVP (1978-92)
    Member of the Board of Cummins (1993-96)
    Member of the Board of Pfizer (1998-)
    Member of the Board of International Paper
    Member of the Board of Pactiv (as Chairman, -2000)
    Member of the Board of Tenneco (as Chairman, 1994-99)
    Member of the Board of Zürich Financial Services
    Member of the Board of Zurich Insurance Company (1997-)
    White House Fellows (1970-71)
    Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Board of Governors
    Business Roundtable Chairman (1998-99)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    George C. Marshall Foundation Advisory Board
    George W. Bush for President
    McCain 2000
    National Association of Manufacturers Chairman (1994-95)
    Air Medal
    Bronze Star
    Legion of Merit

Author of books:
High Standards, Hard Choices: A CEO's Journey of Courage, Risk and Change (2000, with Thomas Hayes)

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