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George Chapin Kaiser

George Chapin Kaiser, American investment company executive. Certified Public Accountant, Wisconsin.


  • Kaiser, George Chapin was born on January 20, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of George Chapin and Grace (Betz) Kaiser.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1954.


    • Manager Arthur Andersen & Company, Milwaukee, 1957-1964, 68-69, partner, 1969-1984. Secretary administration State of Wisconsin, Madison, 1965-1967. Executive vice president, chief finance officer Arandell-Schmidt Corporation, Menominee Falls, Wisconsin, 1985-1987.

      Owner George Kaiser & Company, Milwaukee, since 1988. Chief executive officer, chairman board directors Hanger Tight Company, Wheeling, Illinois, since 1988. Chairman board directors International Retail Services Group, Ltd., Redmond, Washington.

      Board directors Roundy's Inc., Bliss Communications, Inc., Luitink Inc., P & S Investments, Baird Funds.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Public Accountant, Wisconsin.


    Treasurer Public Policy Forum, Milwaukee, 1982-1989. Treasurer, board directors Competitive Wisconsin, Inc., Milwaukee, since 1982, University Wisconsin-Milwaukee Foundation, 1979-1990. Board directors Florentine Opera Company, Milwaukee, 1978-1991, Mount Mary College, 1985-1992, Columbia Hospital, since 1987, Horizon Health Care, since 1990, also chairman, 1995-1998, United Performing Arts Fund, 1992-1997.

    Trustee Milwaukee Foundation, since 1995. Member Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Public Service award 1986), Milwaukee Country Club, Lake Geneva Country Club (governor, president since 1996), Jupiter Hills Golf Club, University Club, Milwaukee Club.



    Golf, russian art, bridge, contemporary glass.


    • Married Jeanne Aurelius, June 1972 (divorced). Children: Mark A., Richard A., Charles M. Married Jane Elizabeth Leicht, June 16, 1973.
    • father: George Chapin Kaiser
    • mother: Grace (Betz) Kaiser
    • spouses: Jeanne Aurelius
    • Jane Elizabeth Leicht
    • children: Mark A. Kaiser
    • Richard A. Kaiser
    • Charles M. Kaiser
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    Born January 20, 1933
    • 1954
      University Illinois
    • 1957 - 1964
      Manager, Arthur Andersen & Company
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      secretary, administration State of Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      executive, Arandell-Schmidt Corporation
      Wisconsin, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      chief finance officer, Arandell-Schmidt Corporation
      Wisconsin, United States
    • 1988
      owner George Kaiser & Company
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1988
      chief executive, board directors Hanger Tight Company
      Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
    • 1988
      chairman, board directors Hanger Tight Company
      Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
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