Jerry R. McLeod ’57 of Carmel, Calif., died on March 1, 2010. Jerry was born in 1935 and was raised in Shreveport, La., where he graduated from Byrd High School in 1953. While at Mines he was an all-conference guard on Mines’ football team, the editor of The Oredigger in his senior year, and a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He was selected to Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges, and graduated with a degree in petroleum engineering. In August 1957, he married Nancy Ackenhausen and began working for Cities Oil Service Company as a production engineer. Jerry later attended the Harvard School of Business Administration and received his MBA in 1965. He then returned to Cities Oil Service in Tulsa, Okla., and became vice president of production in the Western region. He was later a vice president of Tenneco in Houston and executive vice president of Pacific Gas and Electric in San Francisco. Jerry married Lynn Williams in 1975. He is survived by his wife, Lynn; sons, Mark and Steven; brother, Harry ’53; sister, Dianne McLeod; and five grandchildren.
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