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John Adam Gehling

John Adam Gehling, American manufacturing executive. Past member School Board, Cold Springs Harbor, New York, Planning Commission, South Russell, Ohio, City Council, South Russell. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member Association Home Appliance Manufacturers (past chairman refrigerator freezer executive board).

Background

  • Gehling, John Adam was born on July 23, 1920 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Daniel C. and Hazel A. (Dyson) Gehling.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering magna cum laude, Tufts University, 1943. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1947.

    Career

    • Vice president manufacturing Western Climate Initiative Kelvinator, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1969-1970. Executive vice president Western Climate Initiative Greenville (Michigan) Productions, 1970-1972, president, group vice president, 1972-1983, corporation vice president, president, 1983-1986. Group vice president, general manager Western Climate Initiative Refrigerator Division, Greenville, from 1986.

      Now president Greenville (Michigan) Productions Company.

    Membership

    Past member School Board, Cold Springs Harbor, New York, Planning Commission, South Russell, Ohio, City Council, South Russell. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member Association Home Appliance Manufacturers (past chairman refrigerator freezer executive board).

    Clubs: Cascade Hills Country (Grand Rapids).

    Connections

    • Married Madelyn Virginia Brown, July 25, 1943. Children: Nancy, Martha, Jack, Bill, Jim, Tim, Virginia, Jane.
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    • 1943
      Tufts University
    • 1947
      Harvard University
    • 1969 - 1970
      Vice president, manufacturing Western Climate Initiative Kelvinator
      Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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