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David Green

manufacturing executive

David Green, American manufacturing executive.


Green, David was born on March 22, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Harry B. and Carrie (Scheinbaum) Green.


Bachelor in Economics, University Chicago, 1942. Master of Arts in Social Sciences, University Chicago, 1949.


Manager Toy Company, Chicago, 1950—1954. Founder, chairman, president Quartet Manufacturing Company, Skokie, 1954—1990, chairman, principal officer, 1990—1997. President Colleague, Inc., Booneville, Mississippi, 1967-1987.

Chairman board, consultant Directorate General Group, Chicago, 1977-2005. With United States Army, 1942-1945, PTO.


President's circle Chicago Botanic Garden. Playwright's circle Stratford Festival. Founder director circle Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

Trustee Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Chairman Winnetka (Illinois) Caucus, 1971. Chairman Illinois state Dan Walker for Governor, 1972, 1976.

Governing member Art Institute Chicago. Special consultant to White House-Trade Expansion Act Washington, 1962. Special assistant to Governor for intergovernmental relations Illinois, 1973—1977.

Member president's council, life member visiting committee social science University Chicago, life member visiting committee on the college and student activities. Member Business Products Industry Association, Office Products Wholesale Association (named Office Product Manufacturer of Year 1989, 93, 94), Chicago Society Clubs, Metropolitan Club Chicago, Bay Colony Club Naples (Florida).


Married Mary I. Winton, June 15, 1951. Children: Sara Edmond, Howard Benjamin, Jonathan Winton.