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Duane Arnold

Duane Arnold, American utility executive. Decorated Purple Heart, Bronze Star. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1945; Member Missouri Valley Elec. Association (president 1958), United States Chamber of Commerce, Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce (president, director 1969), Association for Business Education (directory); Clubs:.

Background

  • Arnold, Duane was born on November 12, 1917 in Sanborn, Iowa, United States. Son of Grant D. and Beatrice (Short) Arnold.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell College, 1942. District manager Iowa Electric Light & Power Company, Cedar Rapids, 1948-1949, operations superintendent, 1949-1950, vice president operations, 1950-1954, vice president, general manager, 1954-1961, president, 1961-1969, 69, chairman, president, 1969-1983. Chairman, director Perpetual Savings & Loan Association.

      Director Merchants. National Bank, Cedar Rapids, Banks of Iowa. President, director Cedar Rapids & Iowa City R.R., Iowa Land & Building Company Chairman Community Chest, 1953. Trustee Iowa Center for Regional Progress.

      Board directors Cedar Rapids Young Men’s Christian Association, president, 1959-1960, Public Welfare Bureau. Trustee National Conference of Christians and Jews, Midwest Research Institute, Mercy Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids Art Association, Nature Center, Cedar Rapids. Trustee, chancellor Herbert Hoover Presidential library association.

    Career

    • Director Merchants.

    Membership

    Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Missouri Valley Elec. Association (president 1958), United States Chamber of Commerce, Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce (president, director 1969), Association for Business Education (directory).

    Connections

    • Married Henrietta Dows, April. Children: Margaret Helen, Duane, Elizabeth, Mary.
    • father: Grant D. Arnold
    • mother: Beatrice (Short) Arnold
    • spouse: Henrietta Dows
    • children: Margaret Helen Arnold
    • Duane Arnold
    • Elizabeth Arnold
    • Mary Arnold
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    Born November 12, 1917
    Died April, 1983
    (aged 65)
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