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Douglas Jordan Stevens

Douglas Jordan Stevens, American textile company executive. Board directors Greenville Symphony, 1985. Served with United States Army, 1955-1957; Member Georgia Textile Manufacturing Association (director 1982-1985), American Textile Manufacturing Institute (market committee 1983-1986) Clubs: Red Fox Golf; Yale of New York City.

Background

  • Stevens, Douglas Jordan was born on December 17, 1932 in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Son of Walter Arthur and Carey Wortham (May) Stevens.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, Yale University, 1954.

    Career

    • With Riegel Textile Corporation, 1957-1986. Manager Ware Shoals, South Carolina, 1957-1965. Controller New York City, 1965-1968.

      Treasurer, 1968-1971. Vice president Greenville, South Carolina, 1971-1984. Senior vice president, 1985-1986.

      Chairman Eagle Mills, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1986. Associate professor University South Carolina International Business School, Columbia, 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: astronomy. Baroque music; golf; motor sports.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Board directors Greenville Symphony, 1985. Served with United States Army, 1955-1957. Member Georgia Textile Manufacturing Association (director 1982-1985), American Textile Manufacturing Institute (market committee 1983-1986) Clubs: Red Fox Golf.

    Yale of New York City.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: astronomy. Baroque music; golf; motor sports.

    Connections

    • Married Jean Zentner, March 9, 1957. Children– Nancy Lynn, Katherine May, Douglas Jordan, David Arthur.
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    Born December 17, 1932
    • 1954
      Yale University
    • 1957 - 1965
      manager, Ware Shoals
      South Carolina, United States
    • 1957 - 1986
      With Riegel Textile Corporation
    • 1965 - 1968
      controller, New York City
    • 1968 - 1971
      treasurer
    • 1971 - 1984
      vice president, Greenville
      South Carolina, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      senior, vice president
    • 1986
      chairman, Eagle Mills