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Kenneth Jay Douglas

Kenneth Jay Douglas, American food products executive. Bar: Illinois 1950, Indiana 1952. Member Chicago Committee With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Chicago Club, Economic Club, Executives Club, Commercial Club (Chicago), Oak Park Country Club, River Forest Tennis Club, Old Baldy Country Club (Wyoming).

Background

  • Douglas, Kenneth Jay was born on September 4, 1922 in Harbor Beach, Michigan, United States. Son of Harry Douglas and Xenia (Williamson) Douglas.

  • Education

    • Student, University Illinois, 1947. Juris Doctor, Chicago Kent College Law, 1950. Graduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard, 1962.

    Career

    • Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1950-1954. Director industrial relations Dean Foods Company, Franklin Park, Illinois, 1954-1964, vice president finance and administration, 1964-1970, chairman board, chief executive officer, 1970-1987, chairman board, 1987-1989, vice-chairman, 1989-1992. Board directors Andrew Corporation.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois 1950, Indiana 1952.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Chicago Committee With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Chicago Club, Economic Club, Executives Club, Commercial Club (Chicago), Oak Park Country Club, River Forest Tennis Club, Old Baldy Country Club (Wyoming).

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Ann Schweizer, August 17, 1946. Children: Connie Ann, Andrew Jay.
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    Born September 4, 1922
    Died October 10, 2007
    (aged 85)
    • 1947
      University Illinois
    • 1950
      Chicago Kent College Law
    • 1962
      Advanced Management Program
    • 1950 - 1954
      Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • 1954 - 1964
      director, industrial relations Dean Foods Company
      Franklin Park, Illinois, United States
    • 1989 - 1992
      director, industrial relations Dean Foods Company
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