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Charles Morrison Waite

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Charles Morrison Waite, American food products executive. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1957. Member Zeta Psi.

Background

Waite, Charles Morrison was born on October 1, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Norman and Lavinia M. (Fyke) Waite.

Education

Bachelor, Yale, 1954. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1958.

Career

Manager planning and analysis Standard Fruit & Steamship Company, New Orleans, 1958-1962, vice president, executive vice president, 1969-1972, director, 1972-1976. Division manager Standard Fruit Company, La Ceiba, Honduras, 1962-1969. Director Standard Fruit Tropical Charities, Inc., 1970-1976.

Senior vice president Castle & Cooke, Inc., Honolulu, 1972-1976. Executive vice president Castle & Cooke Foods, San Francisco, 1974-1976. President United Fruit Company, Boston, 1976-1977.

Senior vice president United Brands Company, 1976-1977. President Genoa Packing Company, 1977-1978, Catelli Foods, Inc., 1979-1990, Howard Foods Inc., Danvers, Massachusetts, since 1990, also board directors. Board directors North Atlantic Inc., Portland, Maine.

Membership

Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1957. Member Zeta Psi. Clubs: Harvard (Boston).

Connections

Married Barbara Chowning Wham, August 21, 1954. Children: Susan R., Charles M., John B., David T.