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Donald Raymond Keough

Donald Raymond Keough, American investment and former beverage company executive. Named to Advertising Hall of Fame, 2006. Member president's council Creighton University; trustee emeritus University Notre Dame and Lovett School With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Capital City Club, Piedmont Driving Club, Commerce Club, Peachtree Golf Club.

Background

  • Keough, Donald Raymond was born on September 4, 1926 in Maurice, Iowa, United States. Son of Leo H. and Veronica (Henkels) Keough.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Creighton University, 1949. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Creighton University, 1982. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Notre Dame, 1985.

      Doctor of Laws (honorary), Emory University, 1993. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Trinity University, Dublin, Ireland, 1993. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Clarke University, 1994.

    Career

    • With Butter-Nut Foods Company, Omaha, 1950-1961. With Duncan Foods Company, Houston, 1961-1967. Vice president, director marketing foods division Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, 1967-1971, president division, 1971-1973.

      Executive vice president Coca-Cola United States of America, 1973-1974, president, 1974-1976. Executive vice president Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, 1976-1979, senior executive vice president, 1980-1981, president, chief operating officer, director, 1981-1993, advisor to board, 1993-1998. Chairman Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc., 1986-1993, Allen & Company Inc., Atlanta, since 1993.

      Board directors The Coca Cola Company, 1981-1993, since 2004, Convera Corporation, McDonald's Corporation, United States of America Networks, Inc., YankeeNets LLC., Interactive Corporation, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

    Membership

    Member president's council Creighton University. Trustee emeritus University Notre Dame and Lovett School With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Capital City Club, Piedmont Driving Club, Commerce Club, Peachtree Golf Club.

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Mulhall, September 10, 1949. Children: Kathleen Anne, Mary Shayla, Michael Leo, Patrick John, Eileen Tracey, Clarke Robert.
    • father: Leo H. Keough
    • mother: Veronica (Henkels) Keough
    • spouse: Marilyn Mulhall
    • children: Kathleen Anne Keough
    • Mary Shayla Keough
    • Michael Leo Keough
    • Patrick John Keough
    • Eileen Tracey Keough
    • Clarke Robert Keough
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    Born September 4, 1926
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    • 1949
      Creighton University
    • 1982
      Creighton University
    • 1985
      University Notre Dame
    • 1993
      Emory University
    • 1993
      Trinity University
    • 1994
      Clarke University
    • 1950 - 1961
      With Butter-Nut Foods Company
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1961 - 1967
      with Duncan Foods Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1967 - 1971
      vice president, marketing foods division Coca-Cola Company
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1967 - 1971
      director, marketing foods division Coca-Cola Company
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1976 - 1979
      executive, vice president Coca-Cola Company
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1986 - 1993
      chairman, Coca-Cola Enterprises Incorporated
    • 1993
      chairman, Coca-Cola Enterprises Incorporated
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
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