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John Lewis Morrison

John Lewis Morrison, American former food company executive, investor. Recipient All-American award in Hockey, National Collegiate Athletic Association, 1967, Mallory award, Yale University, 1967. Board directors Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis; trustee Minneapolis Institute Arts, since 1985; Member of Links New York City, Woodhill Country Club (board directors since 1984).

Background

  • Morrison, John Lewis was born on April 6, 1945 in Minneapolis. Son of John Washburn and Charlotte (Lewis) Morrison.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, New Haven, 1967. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1971.

    Career

    • Vice president Kidder, Peabody & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1971-1976. Assistant treasurer to Chief Financial Officer international group Pillsbury Company, Minneapolis, 1976-1979, general manager, president Mexico, 1979-1981, group vice president international group Minneapolis, 1981-1984, president international group, 1984-1987, executive vice president, chairman United States consumer foods, 1987—1989. Co-founder, managing director Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison Inc., Minneapolis, since 1989.

      Member United States Olympic Hockey Team, Grenoble, France, 1968, Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, Washington, since 2005. Board directors Hormel Foods Corporation, since 2003, Diamond Brands International, Human Capital Corporation, Anderson Windows Inc., Petermann Holding Company, Michael Foods Inc. Co-founder, chairman Callanish Capital, LLC, Minnetonka, Minnesota, since 2001.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Board directors Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis. Trustee Minneapolis Institute Arts, since 1985. Member of Links New York City, Woodhill Country Club (board directors since 1984).

    Connections

    • Married Christine Anderson, June 23, 1967. Children: Kelly, John.
    • father: John Washburn Morrison
    • mother: Charlotte (Lewis) Morrison
    • spouse: Christine Anderson
    • children: Kelly Morrison
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    Born April 6, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Yale University
    • 1971
      Harvard University
    • 1971 - 1976
      Vice president, Kidder
    • 1976 - 1979
      assistant, treasurer to Chief Financial Officer international group Pillsbury Company
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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