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Paul Lange Parker

Paul Lange Parker, American former food company executive. Bar: Iowa 1948. President Minnesota Opera, 1986.

Background

  • Parker, Paul Lange was born on April 27, 1921 in Des Moines. Son of Addison Melvin and Ida Louise (Lange) Parker.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Phillips Exeter Academy, 1939. Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1943. Juris Doctor, University Iowa, 1948.

    Career

    • Practice in, Des Moines, 1948-1956. Assistant county attorney Polk County, 1950-1952. Member Iowa House of Representatives, 1953-1955.

      Executive assistant to governor of Iowa, 1955-1956. General manager Canadian operations General Mills, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, 1960-1962, general manager international division Minneapolis, 1962-1964, vice president, director public relations, 1965-1969, senior vice president employee public relations, 1969-1976, executive vice president, chief administrative officer, 1976-1986. Director Charles Lindbergh Fund, Inc., Equitable of Iowa, Burlington Northern.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Iowa 1948.

    Membership

    President Minnesota Opera, 1986.

    Connections

    • Married Allegra Willis, September 6, 1947. Children: Hugh C., Melissa W., Paul W.
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    Born April 27, 1921
    Died September 26, 2001
    (aged 80)
    • 1939
      Phillips Exeter Academy
    • 1943
      Dartmouth College
    • 1948
      University Iowa
    • 1948 - 1956
      Practice, in
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1950 - 1952
      assistant, county attorney Polk County
    • 1953 - 1955
      member, Iowa House of Representatives
    • 1955 - 1956
      executive, assistant to governor of Iowa
    • 1960 - 1962
      general manager, Canadian operations General Mills
      Toronto, Ohio, United States
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