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manufacturing professional

Arnold Walter Runglin, American manufacturing professional. Member Republican Senatorial Inner Circle; Member of Automotive Parts and Accessories Association, Manufacturers Agents National Association, Affiliated Automotive Representatives, Los Angeles Athletic Club, Springs Country Club (Rancho Mirage, California), Bel Air Country Club (Los Angeles).

Background

Runglin, Arnold Walter was born on September 19, 1912 in Roland, Iowa, United States. Son of Joseph B. and Walnette (Wierson) Rognlien.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Iowa State College, 1935.

Career

With Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio, 1935—1942. Founder Walt Runglin Company Inc., Manufacturers Republican, Los Angeles, 1945, president, 1945—1976, chairman, since 1977. President Cardillo Travel Systems, 1954—1973, chairman, since 1973.

President Western Icee, 1966—1976, chairman board, since 1977. Chairman board, Chief Executive Officer Runglin Overseas, Hong Kong, 1979—1984. President, chairman Cozy Nook Inc., Los Angeles, 1981—1984.

Lieutenant (senior grade) United States Navy, 1942-1945.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: America's Newest Profession, 1976.

Membership

Member Republican Senatorial Inner Circle. Member of Automotive Parts and Accessories Association, Manufacturers Agents National Association, Affiliated Automotive Representatives, Los Angeles Athletic Club, Springs Country Club (Rancho Mirage, California), Bel Air Country Club (Los Angeles).

Connections

Married Adele Zielger, February 15, 1936. Children: Bruce, David, Julie. Married Esther Lawrence, November 22, 1982.

father:
Joseph B. Rognlien

mother:
Walnette (Wierson) Rognlien

spouse:
Adele Zielger

spouse:
Esther Lawrence

child:
Bruce Runglin

child:
David Runglin

child:
Julie Runglin