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Duane Richard Vernon

Duane Richard Vernon, American other: financial services. Recipient Lansing Junior Chamber of Commerce Key Man award, 1960, Lansing Outstanding Young Man of Year award, 1963, Jaycee International Senator award, 1978, Outstanding Club President's award, Michigan State University Alumni Association, 1969.


  • Vernon, Duane Richard was born on September 3, 1931 in Ithaca, Michigan, United States. Son of Wesley Robert and Leah Amelia (Smith) Vernon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Personnel Administration,, Michigan State University, 1953.


    • Assistant manager affiliated divisions Michigan Retailers Association, Lansing, 1956—1959. Director sales public relations Credit Bureau Greater Lansing, 1959—1974, president, general manager, since 1974. Active in enactment Michigan Equal Credit Opportunity Act, 1977.

      Lecturer Michigan State University, 1961—1962, Lansing Community College, 1961—1962. Cooley Law School president Lansing Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1961—1962. Board directors, capital area division campaign chairman United Way, Lansing, 1962—1968.

      Board directors Easter Seal Society Mid-Michigan, 1975—1981, Michigan State University Development Council, 1977—1981.


    Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.


    As someone joins the group of people seeking to follow the way of Jesus, it means to respond to God's challenge and begin to share his relationship with God as Father.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person was living the Christian life.


    Member of Michigan State University Alumni Club, Lansing Regional Chamber of C., Lansing Association Credit Management, Mid-Michigan Personnel Association, Retail Credit Grantors Association Lansing, Public Relations Association Michigan, Associate Credit Bureaus Michigan, Lansing Rotary, Box 23 of Lansing, Waverly Swim, Waverly High School Sideliners Athletic Boosters, Greater Lansing Bull-Pen, Downtown Coaches, Rotary.


    • Married Virginia Louise Graff, April 4, 1954 (deceased 1975). Children: Rick, Nancy, Mary Jo.
    • father: Wesley Robert Vernon
    • mother: Leah Amelia (Smith) Vernon
    • spouse: Virginia Louise Graff
    • children: Rick Vernon
    • Nancy Vernon
    • Mary Jo Vernon
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    Born September 3, 1931
    • 1953
      Michigan State University
    • 1956 - 1959
      Assistant, manager affiliated divisions Michigan Retailers Association
      Lansing, Michigan, United States