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Gene Edward Washington

Gene Edward Washington, American finance company executive, director. Named Industry Leader, International Business Machines Corporation District, 1962, Manager of Year, 1964; recipient Managers award, 1963.


  • Washington, Gene Edward was born on August 12, 1931 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of Horace Webster and Dorothy Grace (Henderson) Washington.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1970.


    • Senior marketing representative International Business Machines Corporation, Dallas, 1956—1963, marketing manager Detroit, 1963—1967. Vice president Greyhound Computer Corporation, Chicago, 1967—1968, executive vice president, 1969—1970. Vice president Boothe Computer Corporation, San Francisco, 1971—1972, senior vice president, group executive, 1972—1973.

      Chairman, president, Chief Executive Officer Environmental Chemic Systems, Inc., Novato, 1974—1978. Chairman, president Systems Assurance & Finance Corporation, 1978—1986. President Aurora International Corporation, Houston, since 1986.

      Board directors Systems Assurance & Finance Corporation, Environmental Chemic Systems, Inc., Greyhound Computer Corporation, Greyhound Time-Sharing Corporation, Greyhound Computer of Canada, Ltd., Computer Personnel Consultant, Inc., Boothe Computer of Canada, Ltd., Boothe Mgtm. Systems, Inc., Boothe Computer Marketing, Inc., Boothe Computer International, AG, Zurich, Computer Leasing Services, Ltd. of South Africa. Captain United States Air Force, 1952-1956.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Board directors Junior Achievement, Dallas, 1958. Founder Home Owners Protective Enterprise, Farmers Branch, 1961. Member Pop Warner Committee, 1976—1980.

    Precinct treasurer Republican Party, 1965—1966. Member Arnold Air Society (treasurer 1951-1952), Data Processing Management Association, Computer Lessors Association, Blue Key, Scabbard and Blade, Mu Kappa Tau, Gamma Theta Psi, Alpha Kappa Psi, Sigma Chi (treasurer 1951-1952), Marin Country Club, Commonwealth Club.


    • Children: Robert Todd, James Allen, Steven Lee, Darren Scott.
    • father: Horace Webster Washington
    • mother: Dorothy Grace (Henderson) Washington
    • children: Robert Todd Washington
    • James Allen Washington
    • Steven Lee Washington
    • Darren Scott Washington
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    Born August 12, 1931
    • 1952
      Oklahoma State University
    • 1970
      University Chicago
    • 1956 - 1963
      Senior, marketing representative International Business Machines Corporation
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      vice president, Greyhound Computer Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1971 - 1972
      vice president, Boothe Computer Corporation
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1986
      president, Aurora International Corporation
      Houston, Texas, United States
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