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Don Champney

Don Champney, American construction company executive. Recipient Member of Year award, Construction Specifications Institute, 1975.


  • Champney, Don was born on September 8, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Architecture, University Michigan, 1951.


    • Design engineer Detroit Steel Products, 1951—1952. Regional manager Lumber Fabricators, Inc., Cincinnati, 1952—1953, Scholz Homes, Cincinnati, 1957—1958. Designer Arcose Homes, 1953—1955.

      Vice president engineering Style Rite Homes Corporation, Columbus, 1955—1957. Branch manager Fred M. Cole Corporation. Vice president engineering Gardner Company, 1966.

      With United States Navy, 1945-1946, served to ensign United States Naval Reserve.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member council, Minerva Park, Ohio, 1976—1990. Member of Building Industry Association (professional standards committee member 1988), Builders Exchange Central Ohio (president 1981), American Institute Constructors (director, past president Columbus chapter), Continental Athletic Club (Columbus), University Michigan Club Columbus (president 1960), Brookside Country Club (Worthington, Ohio, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.


    • Son of Donald Ole Champney and Marjorie Elaine (Porter) Champney m. Married Ann Christine Mainland, June 23, 1951. Children: Christine Champney Forte, Sarah Ann Champney Sieber.
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    Born September 8, 1927
    • 1951
      University Michigan
    • 1951 - 1952
      Design engineer, Detroit Steel Products
    • 1952 - 1953
      regional manager, Lumber Fabricators
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1953 - 1955
      designer, Arcose Homes
    • 1955 - 1957
      vice president, engineering Style Rite Homes Corporation
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1957 - 1958
      regional manager, Lumber Fabricators
      Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
    • 1966
      vice president, engineering Gardner Company