Jones Oregon Stevedoring Elects Earl F. Weiss Chairman Of The Board

The board of directors have announced the election of Earl F. Weiss as chairman of the board of Jones Oregon Stevedoring Company, Portland, Ore. The announcement was made by Peter N. Beckett, president of Jones Oregon Stevedoring Company, at a reception held recently at the University Club in Portland. Mr. Weiss served as president and director of Jones Oregon from 1971 to 1976. He joined the Jones organization in 1952 after an extensive waterfront career that dates back to 1934.

Mr. Weiss is a director of Pacific Maritime Association, a member of the Oregon Sub-steering Committee of the PMA, a member of the Oregon Area Labor Relations Committee, and last year was a recipient of the "Old Salt Award" given in Portland for outstanding service to the steamship industry. Jones Oregon Stevedoring Company, along with its sister company, Jones Washington Stevedoring Company of Seattle, Wash., is the pioneer stevedoring organization in the Pacific Northwest, having operated in the Oregon area since 1908, and in the Puget Sound area since 1858.

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