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Gerry William Bass

Gerry William Bass, manufacturing executive. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze star, Air medal. Member Marine Resources (board directors), World Trade Center (vice president), Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (head aviation industry task force, aviation industry subcommittee), Explorers Club.

Background

  • Bass, Gerry William was born on December 22, 1932. Son of Gerald Irvin and Violet Marie (Lenzen) Bass.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Hampton Institute, 1974. Postgraduate, Golden Gate University, 1978.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1950, advanced through grades to colonel, 1973, retired, 1978. Director Eastern Airlines, Miami, Florida, 1978-1984. Managing director Ryder Airline Services, Accessories, 1984-1993.

      Vice president & managing director Aviall Inc Accessory Services, since 1993.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Marine Resources (board directors), World Trade Center (vice president), Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (head aviation industry task force, aviation industry subcommittee), Explorers Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Archaeology, anthropology, exploration.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Bass, April 24, 1954. Children: Mary Louise, Mark David.
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    Born December 22, 1932
    • 1974
      Hampton Institute
    • 1978
      Golden Gate University
    • 1950
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Air Force
    • 1973
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Air Force
    • 1978 - 1984
      director, Eastern Airlines
      Miami, Florida, United States
    • 1984 - 1993
      managing director, Ryder Airline Services
    • 1993
      vice president, & managing director Aviall Inc Accessory Services

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