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Beverage company executive

Alice Rose Bogad, American beverage company executive. Named Woman of Year, New York University Center Food and Hotel Management, 1987; recipient Outstanding Citizen award, Dutchess County Board Legislators, 1981.


Bogad, Alice Rose was born on July 26, 1922 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Edward A. and Catherine A. (Wood) Rose.


Student, City University of New York College, 1943. Student, University Oklahoma, 1944. Student, American University, 1945.


Proprietor, director Mid-Hudson Floor & Wall Company, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1945—1951, Hudson Valley Welding and Supply, Poughkeepsie, 1951—1955. Proprietor Colonial Knolls Development Company, 1955—1965. Assistant manager Dutchess County (New York ) Airport, 1965—1968.

Proprietor and manager Queen's Ransom Gallery, Poughkeepsie, 1967—1971. Secretary, treasurer, director GH Ford Tea Company, Inc., from 1974. Guest lecturer on tea various schools and community organizations, from 1974.

Served with Walking Attack Vehicle Enhanced, 1942—1945.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


President Arlington High School Parent-Teachers Association, 1963—1964. Chairman scholarship committee Arlington School District, 1960—1964. Secretary to zoning board Town of Poughkeepsie, 1955—1960, deputy zoning adminstr, 1971—1973, chairman zoning board appeals, 1976—1978.

Trustee Vassar Temple, 1979—1987, chairman membership, 1978—1984. Board directors Dutchess County (New York ) Arts Council, 1979—1981, chairman public funding committee, 1979—1980. Member citizens' advisory committee Dutchess Community College.

Member of Business and Professional Women's Association, Culinary Institute America (consultant since 1975, member corporation since 1980, chairman fellows committee), Tea Association United States (associate board directors 1977-1978, chairman 1979), Parent-Teachers Association (New York ) (life), Zonta Club (secretary 1978-1979).


Married Alfred J. Bogad, September 30, 1971. Children from previous marriage: Nancy, Karen, Eric.

Edward A. Rose

Catherine A. (Wood) Rose

Alfred J. Bogad