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Vincent Alfred Mennella

Vincent Alfred Mennella, American automotive manufacturing and airplane company executive. Past chairman March of Dimes. Captain United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Rainier Golf Club, Seattle Tennis Club, Rotary (past president Seattle).

Background

  • Mennella, Vincent Alfred was born on October 7, 1922 in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. Son of Francis Anthony and Henrietta Vernard (Dickson) Mennella.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Accounting, University Washington, 1948.

    Career

    • Various sales and business management positions Ford division Ford Motor Company, 1949-1955. Founder, president Southgate Ford, Seattle, 1955-1980. President Flightcraft, Inc., 1973-1986.

      Chairman board Stanley Garage Door Company, 1981-1986, Zman Magnetics, Seattle, from 1990.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Past chairman March of Dimes. Captain United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Rainier Golf Club, Seattle Tennis Club, Rotary (past president Seattle).

    Connections

    • Married Madeleine Olson, August 18, 1945. Children: Bruce, Cynthia, Mark, Scott, Chris.
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    Born October 7, 1922
    Died 2001
    (aged 78)
    • 1948
      University Washington
    • 1949 - 1955
      Various sales and business management, positions Ford division Ford Motor Company
    • 1973 - 1986
      president, Flightcraft
    • 1981 - 1986
      chairman, board Stanley Garage Door Company