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Foundation administrator , dairy company executive

Charles Harvey Hood, American foundation administrator, former dairy company executive.


Hood, Charles Harvey was born on February 5, 1929 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Harvey Perley and Barbara Ellen (Churchill) Hood.


Graduate, Phillips Andover Academy, 1947. Bachelor, Dartmouth University, 1951. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1953.


With, H.P. Hood Inc., Boston, 1956-1980; assistant treasurer, clerk, H.P. Hood Inc., 1962-1966; treasurer, H.P. Hood Inc., 1966-1978; also director, H.P. Hood Inc., to 1980. Treasurer Charles H. Hood Foundation, since 1966, president, since 1974.


Trustee Joslin Diabetes Center, since 1965, treasurer, since 1979. Trustee, overseer Children's Hospital Medical Center, since 1969. Trustee Lesley College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1968, chairman corporation, 1983-1989.

Corporation member Northeast Deaconess Hospital, since 1966, Cardigan Mountain School, Canaan, New Hampshire, since 1966, Museum of Science, since 1974. Overseer Boys and Girls Clubs Boston, since 1964, board directors, since 1976. Treasurer Boston Study Group.

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1956. Member board overseers Hopkins Center and Hood Museum Art, Dartmouth College, since 1984. Member of Country (Brookline).

Essex County (Manchester), Manchester Yacht (Manchester). Commercial (Boston), Treasurers' (Boston) (president 1979-1980).


Married Judith Deitrich, September 9, 1961. 1 son, Harvey P. (deceased).

Harvey Perley Hood

Barbara Ellen (Churchill) Hood

Judith Deitrich