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George Augustine Precourt

George Augustine Precourt, international small business consultant. Named Lion of the Year, 1972; Special Citation, United States President, 1974.


  • Precourt, George Augustine was born on July 26, 1934 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Charles A. and Antoinette (Gauthier) Precourt.

  • Education

    • Student, LaSalle University, 1955.


    • Production and inventory manager Beacon Machine Company, E. Hartford, Connecticut, 1960-1965. Purchasing/production control manager Redington Counters, Windsor, 1965-1973. General manager Able Coil & Electronics, Kensington, 1973-1974.

      Chief industries Connecticut Services for the Blind, Wethersfield, since 1974, commissioner, executive director, 1989-1996. Chief administrative officer DPW, Hartford, Connecticut, 1987—1989. International small business construction, business broker, Manchester, Connecticut.

      Regional director National Industry for the Blind, Wayne, New Jersey, since 1983. Chairman New England Conference Vending Facility Directors, since 1982. Vice president sales Bernstein Leibstone Associates, Incorporated, New York York City.

      Executive vice president Technology Marketing, Inc., Plantation, Florida.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Vice chairman E. Hartford Public Building Commission, since 1971. Chairman Democratic Town Committee District 6, E. Hartford, 1970-1974. Delegate Democratic State Convention, 1960.

    With United States Army, 1950-1952. Member American Association Workers for the Blind, Production and Inventory Control Society, Chamber of Commerce, Career Education Placement Association (board director), American Legion, Lions, Franco War Vets, Lion District (governor 1982-1983), Monte Carlo Club Association (president since 2000).
    • Association Workers for the Blind

    • Production and Inventory Control Society

    • C. of C.

    • Career Education Placement Association (board director)

    • American Legion

    • Lions

    • Franco War Vets

    • Lion District (governor 1982-83)
      1982 - 1983

    • Monte Carlo Club Association (president 2000-).


    • Married Alma E. Hall, August 28, 1954. Children: Debra Ann, Carol Anne, David Charles, Kenneth George.
    • father: Charles A. Precourt
    • mother: Antoinette (Gauthier) Precourt
    • spouse: Alma E. Hall
    • children: Debra Ann Precourt
    • Carol Anne Precourt
    • David Charles Precourt
    • Kenneth George Precourt
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    • 1955
      LaSalle University
    • 1960 - 1965
      Production and inventory manager, Beacon Machine Company
      Connecticut, United States
    • 1965 - 1973
      purchasing/production control manager, Redington Counters
      Windsor, Vermont, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      general manager, Able Coil & Electronics
      Kensington, Maryland, United States
    • 1974
      chief industries Connecticut Services for the Blind
      Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      chief administrative officer, DPW
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1989 - 1996
      chief industries Connecticut Services for the Blind