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Daniel Charles Gainey

Daniel Charles Gainey, business executive. member Mayo sponsors Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota; member of national committee Citizens for Eisenhower, 1956; member Republican National Finance Committee; Member Ednl. Jewelry Manufacturers Association (past president and director), National Association of Manufacturers, State Employers Association (director), Chamber of Commerce, Delta Sigma Phi.

Background

  • Gainey, Daniel Charles was born on November 28, 1897 in Winona County, Minnesota, United States. Son of Daniel and Ella (Leach) Gainey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Hamline U., St. Paul, 1921, D.B.A., 1948. Doctor of Literature, College St. Thomas, 1974.

    Career

    • 1 son, Daniel James; married second, Elaine L. Frock, 1962. College sports writer Minneapolis and St. Paul papers. Athletic coach, Hancock, Minnesota, 1921-1922, with Josten’s Owatonna, Minnesota, 1922-1979, president, 1933-1959, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1933-1968, Chairman of the Board emeritus, 1968-1979.

      President Charles Rochester Company, American Yearbook Company, Owatonna, 1950-1959. President Arabian Horse Club Registry American, 1958-1972, director, 1948-1973, president and director emeritus, 1973-1979. Vice president Danco Fund, Inc.

      Past director First Trust Company of St. Paul. Rancher, Scottsdale, Arizona and Santa Ynez, California Trustee Hamline U. Trustee emeritus American Graduate School International Management, Phoenix.

      Member Mayo sponsors Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota. Officer Gainey Foundation. Board regents University of Minnesota, 1939-1973.

      Past board of trustees Minnesota Community Research Council, Inc. Delaware Republican National Convention, 1948, 52, 56, 60, 64. Stassen Floor leader Republican Convention, 1952.

      Past nat. treasurer Republican Party. Member of national committee Citizens for Eisenhower, 1956. Nat. finance chairman Goldwater campaign, 1964.

      Member Republican National Finance Committee.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Mayo sponsors Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota. Member of national committee Citizens for Eisenhower, 1956. Member Republican National Finance Committee.

    Member Ednl. Jewelry Manufacturers Association (past president and director), National Association of Manufacturers, State Employers Association (director), Chamber of Commerce, Delta Sigma Phi. Clubs: Minneapolis, Minikahda (Minneapolis).

    Connections

    • Married Harriette Swearingen, July 17, 1924.; married second, Elaine L. Frock, 1962.
    • father: Daniel Gainey
    • mother: Ella (Leach) Gainey
    • spouses: Harriette Swearingen
    • Elaine L. Frock
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    Born November 28, 1897
    Died April 7, 1979
    (aged 81)
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