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Stanley David Christianson

Stanley David Christianson, American finance company executive. Board governors International House, University Chicago, 1988-2000, chairman 1997-2000; trustee Community Theatre Guild, Valparaiso, Indiana, since 2001, chairman, 2005-2006; board trustees Meadville Lombard Theological School, Chicago, since 2008; member Hobart (Indiana) Plan Commission, 1986-1992, president, 1988-1992. Captain United States Army, 1954-1956.

Background

  • Christianson, Stanley David was born on December 8, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Stanley Olai and Emma Josephine (Johnson) D.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1954. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1960.

    Career

    • Auditor Price Waterhouse & Company, Chicago, 1956-1958. Assistant to controller Miehle-Goss-Dexter, Inc., 1960-1967, vice president administration Goss Division, 1967-1969. Director management systems MGD Graphics Systems-North America Rockwell (formerly Miehle-Goss-Dexter), 1969-1970.

      Vice president finance Duchossois/Thrall Group (formerly Thrall Car Manufacturing Company), Chicago Heights, Elmhurst, Illinois, 1970-1983. Vice chairman, board directors Thrall Enterprises, Inc., Chicago, since 1983. Board directors Midwestern University, 1992-1998, chairman, 1997-1998.

    Membership

    Board governors International House, University Chicago, 1988-2000, chairman 1997-2000. Trustee Community Theatre Guild, Valparaiso, Indiana, since 2001, chairman, 2005-2006. Board trustees Meadville Lombard Theological School, Chicago, since 2008.

    Member Hobart (Indiana) Plan Commission, 1986-1992, president, 1988-1992. Captain United States Army, 1954-1956.

    Connections

    • Married Elin J. Ballantyne, July 25, 1959. Children: Erica Joanna, David Ballantyne.
    • father: Stanley Olai D.
    • mother: Emma Josephine (Johnson) D.
    • spouse: Elin J. Ballantyne
    • children: Erica Joanna Christianson
    • David Ballantyne Christianson
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    Born December 8, 1931
    Nationality
    • 1954
      University Illinois
    • 1960
      University Chicago
    • 1956 - 1958
      Auditor, Price Waterhouse & Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1960 - 1967
      assistant, to controller Miehle-Goss-Dexter
    • 1969 - 1970
      director, management systems MGD Graphics Systems-North America Rockwell (formerly Miehle-Goss-Dexter)
    • 1970 - 1983
      vice president, finance Duchossois/Thrall Group (formerly Thrall Car Manufacturing Company)
      Chicago Heights, Illinois, United States
    • 1983
      vice chairman, s Thrall Enterprises
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1983
      board director, s Thrall Enterprises
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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