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Gary Leslie William Hamre

Gary Leslie William Hamre was American entrepreneur.


  • Hamre, Gary Leslie William was born on July 28, 1939 in Minneapolis. Son of Hiram O. and Mayme R. (Sorensen) Hamre.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1965. Postgraduate, Ohio State University, 1978.


    • Area manager Union Oil Corporation California, Minneapolis, 1963-1971, Columbus, Ohio, 1971-1978. President G.L.W.H. Ent., Inc., since 1978. Owner 76 Halfway House Truck Stop, 1978-1990.

      Sales consultant commercial real estate, since 1990.


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Deputy sheriff Franklin Country Sheriff' General’ s Office, Columbus, 1977—2009, sergeant, 1999—2004, lieutenant, 2004—2009. Sustaining member Republican National Committee, Washington, since 1981. Past member, board directors, committee chairman American Diabetes Association, 1988—1991.

    Member National Rifle Association (life), Fraternal Order of Police, Buckeye State Sheriffs Association, North America Hunting Club (life), North America Fishing Club (life), Lions Club International (president Powell Ohio 1986-1987, Lion of Year 1985-1986, zone chairman 1987-1988, Melvin Jones fellow 1991, district 13F governor 1990-1991, chairman state constitution and by-laws 1993-1996), Moose, Masons, Scottish Rite, York Rite, Shriners (provost unit).



    Golf, boating, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing.


    • Married Margaret Ann Renshaw, July 14, 1958 (divorced 1981). Children: Jeffrey A.C., Cheryl L., Dayna L. Married Karen Sue Link, November 30, 1984 (deceased September 2004).
    • father: Hiram O. Hamre
    • mother: Mayme R. (Sorensen) Hamre
    • spouses: Margaret Ann Renshaw
    • Karen Sue Link
    • children: Jeffrey A.C. Hamre
    • Cheryl L. Hamre
    • Dayna L. Hamre
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    Born July 28, 1939
    • 1965
      University Minnesota
    • 1978
      Ohio State University
    • 1963 - 1971
      Area manager, Union Oil Company California
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1971 - 1978
      Area manager, Union Oil Company California
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1978
      president, G.L.W.H. Ent.
    • 1978 - 1990
      owner 76 Halfway House Truck Stop
    • 1990
      sales consultant, commercial real estate