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Gwin Richard Whitney

Gwin Richard Whitney, American brick distribution company executive.


  • Whitney, Gwin Richard was born on September 3, 1932 in New York City. Son of Gwin Allison and Charlotte (Wilson) Whitney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1954. Postgraduate, Brick Institute America, 1979.


    • Assistant manager Whitney's, Duluth, Minnesota, 1958-1970. Administration manager Thomas and Vecchi Architects, 1970-1975. Owner, president Standard Brick and Supply Inc., 1975-1989.

      General manager Standard Brick (division Brock White), 1989-1992. Member executive committee Brock White, St. Paul, since 1992, consultant Duluth, since 1992.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Trustee Pilgrim Congressional Church, Duluth, 1980-1982. Board directors Woodland Hills Juvenile Residential Treatment Home, 1993-2002, chair, 2000-2001. Past board building review City of Duluth, member Beaches and Shores Committee, Florida.

    Member American Society for Testing and Materials, Arrowhead Builder Association (board directors 1976-1985), National Association Brick Distributors (chairman 1990-1992, board directors 1982-1993), National Association Fleet Training Sailors, Duluth Builders Exchange (board directors, president 1988-1989), Minnesota Brick Distributors (board directors 1980-2000, president 1993-1995), Duluth Chamber of Commerce, Sons of Union Veterans, Rotary, Northland Club, Kitchi Gammi.



    Underwater archeology, cross country skiing.


    • Married Marjorie Joan Turnbloom, December 26, 1954. Children: Gregg Richard, Laura Ann, Jane Louise, Eric Gwin.
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    Born September 3, 1932
    • 1954
      Stanford University
    • 1979
      Brick Institute America
    • 1958 - 1970
      Assistant, manager Whitney's
      Duluth, Georgia, United States
    • 1970 - 1975
      administration manager, Thomas and Vecchi Architects
    • 1989 - 1992
      general manager, Standard Brick (division Brock White)
    • 1992
      member, executive committee Brock White
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