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John Gardiner Gallup

John Gardiner Gallup was American paper company executive.


  • Gallup, John Gardiner was born on October 31, 1927 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Son of Prentiss Brownell and Evelyn (Crocker) Gallup.

  • Education

    • AB, Dartmouth College, 1949. William Pynchon honorary degree in Humanics, Springfield College, 1998.


    • Department manager J.B. White Company, Greenville, South Carolina, 1951, Castner Knott Department Store, Nashville, 1951-1952. Assistant store manager A.T. Gallup, Inc., Holyoke, Massachusetts, 1952-1955. With Strathmore Paper Company, Westfield, 1955-1992, production manager, 1968-1970, president, division manager, 1970-1992.

      Director Bank of New England-West, Springfield, Massachusetts. Chairman Massachusetts Ventures, Inc.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member George Bush Campaign Committee, 1979. Chairman Baystate Medical Ctr.r, Springfield, 1979-1982. Chairman Baystate Health Systems, Inc., 1982-1983.

    Board directors Junior Achievement Western Massachusetts, 1979. Trustee Springfield College, 1979-1991. Chairman Valley 2,000.

    Trustee Community Foundation We. Massachusetts, Plan for Progress, Beveridge Found. Commissioner Massachusetts Commission Judicial Conduct.

    Trustee St. Andrew's Church Longmeadow, Economic Development Council We. Massachusetts; board directors Willie Ross School for Deaf, Reed's Landing. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1945-1947.

    Member Boston Paper Trade Association (president 1979), American Paper Institute (executive committee cover and text paper group 1979-1991), Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce (vice chairman 1985-1988, chairman 1988-1991, volunteer economic development), Visiting Nurses Association (board director), Corporation for Business, Work and Learning (board director), Community Service Learning (board director), World Affairs Council (board director), Friends of Homeless (board director), Springfield Orchestra Association (president), Associated Industries Massachusetts (honorary director), Century Club, Colony Club (Springfield).


    • Married Paula Burgee, June 10, 1951. Children: Susan, Paula, Bruce.
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    • 1949
      Dartmouth College
    • 1998
      Springfield College
    • 1951
      Department manager, J.B. White Company
      Greenville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1951 - 1952
      Department manager, J.B. White Company
      Nashville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1952 - 1955
      assistant, store manager A.T. Gallup
      Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1955 - 1992
      with Strathmore Paper Company
      Westfield, Indiana, United States
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