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  Last Update: 09 Jun 2009

Presidents of New York Ship

Henry G. Morse, president (1899-1903)

De Courcy May, president (1903-1913) formerly general manager (1899-1903)

S. M. Knox, president (1913-1917), chairman of the board (elected Aug 17, 1917, replacing Baldwin)

Marvin A. Neeland, president (elected August 17, 1917, replacing Knox) - was consulting engineer for A.I.C., and previously assistant vice-president and chief engineer for US Steel

Clinton L. Bardo, president (1928-1934) - formerly general manager of the New York, New Haven Hartford Railroad (1923-1925), president of National Association of Manufacturers (1934-1935), outspoken opponent of New Deal, died Aug 2, 1937, in Bronx Hospital at age 69.

John Farrell Metten, president (1934-1943), chief engineer, vice chairman (30 Mar 1942-1943), chairman of the board (1943-1950), CEO (1935-1950)

R.S. Campbell, promoted from VP and general manager to president and general manager (30 Mar 1942)

Thomas H. Bossert, president (27 Jan 1947 - 22 Jul 1952), CEO (15 Mar 1950- )

Harry W. Pierce, president (1952?-56)

Edward L. Teale, president (1956-1959?)

Robert E. Harvey, president (1959-1967), chairman and CEO (1961-1967?) - was president of Merritt-Chapman & Scott

Chief Executive Officers of New York Ship

John Farrell Metten, CEO (1935 - ?)

Henry Lockhart, Jr., CEO (named 30 Mar 1942) and Chairman of the Board (reelected 30 Mar 1942)

Chairmen of the Board of New York Ship

George J. Baldwin, chairman (resigned 1917), chairman of the executive committee (elected Aug 17, 1917)

S.M. Knox, chairman (1917 - ?)

P. A. S. Franklin, chairman

William M. Flook, chairman ( - 2 Aug 1933)

Emanuel L. Cord, chairman (2 Aug 1933 - ?)

John Farrell Metten, chairman (1943 - 1950)

Thomas H. Bossert, chairman (1950 - ?)

Louis Wolfson, chairman (1953 - ?)

Robert E. Harvey

Other Officers of New York Ship

The original 1916 Board of Directors consisted of:

1917 Membership of Executive Committee

Delegates to the Ninth National Foreign Trade Conference in Philadelphia, May 10-12, 1922


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