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Wayland Freeman Blood

Wayland Freeman Blood, American financial company executive. Delaware Republican State Convention, 1966-1968; trustee West Bloomfield Township, 1966-1970; member Planning Commission, 1966-1970, Gov's. Commission on Extension Northwestern Highway, 1975-1977. Served with United States Army, 1953-1955.

Background

  • Blood, Wayland Freeman was born on August 19, 1930 in Gloucester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Wayland Potter and Katharine Day (Freeman) Blood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hamilton College, 1953. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, New York City, 1957.

    Career

    • Portfolio manager Gulf Oil Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1957-1961, Chrysler Corporation, Highland Park, Michigan, 1961-1962. Manager Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, 1962-1970. Treasurer Ford Brazil, 1970-1973.

      Assistant treasurer, then treasurer, vice president Ford Motor Credit Company, Dearborn, since 1974.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Delaware Republican State Convention, 1966-1968. Trustee West Bloomfield Township, 1966-1970. Member Planning Commission, 1966-1970, Gov's.

    Commission on Extension Northwestern Highway, 1975-1977. Served with United States Army, 1953-1955.

    Connections

    • Married Charlean Brooks, August 19, 1956. Children: David, Katharine, Cynthia, Daniel.
    • father: Wayland Potter Blood
    • mother: Katharine Day (Freeman) Blood
    • spouse: Charlean Brooks
    • children: David Blood
    • Katharine Blood
    • Cynthia Blood
    • Daniel Blood
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    Nationality
    • 1953
      Hamilton College
    • 1957
      Columbia University
    • 1957 - 1961
      Portfolio manager, Gulf Oil Corporation
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1961 - 1962
      Portfolio manager, Gulf Oil Corporation
      Highland Park, Illinois, United States
    • 1962 - 1970
      manager, Ford Motor Company
      Dearborn, Michigan, United States
    • 1970 - 1973
      treasurer, Ford Brazil
    • 1974
      assistant, Ford Motor Credit Company
      Dearborn, Michigan, United States
    • 1974
      then treasurer, Ford Motor Credit Company
      Dearborn, Michigan, United States
    • 1974
      vice president, Ford Motor Credit Company
      Dearborn, Michigan, United States
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