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Manufacturing executive

Columbus Greene Garner, American manufacturing executive. Member of University Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation (board directors), American Paper Institute (executive committee), Rotary.

Background

Garner, Columbus Greene was born on November 3, 1920 in Sparta, Georgia, United States. Son of William S. and Mary (Boyer) Garner.

Education

Student Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School, 1964.

Career

With Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, 1948—1949, Atlanta Paper Company, 1949—1955. Treas, general manager, vice president operations, vice president, assistant general manager, executive vice president, general manager, president Mead Packaging, Atlanta, 1955—1969. Corporation group vice president paperboard, senior group vice president, president, Chief Executive Officer, director Mead Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, 1969—1982, vice chairman, since 1982.

Board directors 1st National Bank Atlanta. With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1944.

Membership

Member of University Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation (board directors), American Paper Institute (executive committee), Rotary.

Connections

Married Marie Hilton, August 16, 1952. Children: Tracie Marie, Hilton Greene.

father:
William S. Garner

mother:
Mary (Boyer) Garner

spouse:
Marie Hilton

child:
Tracie Marie Garner

child:
Hilton Greene Garner