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Retailing executive

Charles Appleton Meyer, American retailing executive. Life trustee Children's Memorial Hospital Chicago, Art Institute Chicago, Lake Forest (Illinois) College; trustee emeritus Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts Captain Army of the United States, World World War World War II; Member of Harvard (New York City); Racquet (Chicago); Old Elm (Fort Sheridan, Illinois); Shoreacres (Lake Bluff, Illinois); Metropolitan (Washington).

Background

Meyer, Charles Appleton was born on June 27, 1918 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Phillips Academy Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1939.

Career

With, Sears, Roebuck & Company, 1939-1969; beginning in New Haven store, successively mail order buyer, Sears, Roebuck & Company, Boston assistant buyer headquarters organization, staff assistant foreign stores, manager foreign administration, president, Sears, Roebuck & Company (Sears subsidiary), Bogota, Colombia, 1953-1955; vice president foreign operations, Sears, Roebuck & Company, 1955-1960; vice-president, director southwestern territory, Sears, Roebuck & Company (Sears subsidiary), 1960-1966; vice-president, director Eastern territory, Sears, Roebuck & Company (Sears subsidiary), 1966-1969; vice president corporation planning, Sears, Roebuck & Company (Sears subsidiary), 1973-1978; senior vice president public affairs, Sears, Roebuck & Company (Sears subsidiary), 1978-1981; retired, 1980. Assistant secretary state for inter-American affairs, 1969-1973. Board directors Addison Capital Shares.

Membership

Life trustee Children's Memorial Hospital Chicago, Art Institute Chicago, Lake Forest (Illinois) College. Trustee emeritus Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts Captain Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member of Harvard (New York City).

Racquet (Chicago); Old Elm (Fort Sheridan, Illinois). Shoreacres (Lake Bluff, Illinois). Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Son of George von Lengerke and Frances (Saltonstall) M. Married Suzanne Seyburn, June 15, 1940. Children: Brooke M. Gray, Nancy M. Hovey.

father:
George Meyer

spouse:
Suzanne Seyburn

child:
Nancy M. Hovey Meyer

child:
Brooke M. Gray Meyer