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Richard Sherwood Buckingham

Richard Sherwood Buckingham, American soft drink company executive. President, board directors Volunteer Center Southwest Connecticut, Stamford, since 1987; vice president Stamford United Way, since 1984. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1957.

Background

  • Buckingham, Richard Sherwood was born on July 20, 1932 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Son of Clyde Sherwood and Melicent Camp (Wilcox) Buckingham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Middlebury College, 1954.

    Career

    • Division manager Continental Can Company, St. Louis, 1958-1968, general manager, 1969-1972, manager new business development New York City, 1972-1974. Manager national sales Luxo-Lamp Corporation, Port Chester, Connecticut, 1974-1977. Vice president Cadbury Schweppes, Inc., Stamford, from 1977.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    President, board directors Volunteer Center Southwest Connecticut, Stamford, since 1987. Vice president Stamford United Way, since 1984. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1957.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, flying, tennis, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Martha Virginia Hedeman, December 17, 1955. Children: Linda Buckingham Thomson, Stephen Sherwood.
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    Died April 11, 2006
    (aged 73)
    • 1954
      Middlebury College
    • 1958 - 1968
      Division manager, Continental Can Company
    • 1974 - 1977
      manager, national sales Luxo-Lamp Corporation
      Port Chester, New York, United States