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Manufacturing company executive

Dillard Munford, American Manufacturing company executive.

Background

Munford, Dillard was born on May 13, 1918 in Cartersville, Georgia, United States. Son of Robert Sims and Katherine (Aubrey) Munford.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1939.

Career

Founder, The Munford Company, Atlanta, 1946;Founder, Munford Do-It-Yourself Store, Atlanta, 1952;president, chief Executive officer, The Munford Company, Atlanta, 1962;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Munford Inc. (formerly Atlantic Company), Atlanta, 1968-1993;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Leewards Creative Crafts subsidiary Munford Inc., 1985-1993. Director Blount Inc., Garden Superior vena cava syndrome Company, Callaway Gardens and Callaway Foundation of Pine Mountains (Georgia).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Columnist Marietta Daily Journal, The Northside Neighbor, 26 other suburban weeklies.

Religion

God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

Politics

The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.

Views

The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.

Membership

Trustee Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, Atlanta, Morris Brown College, LaGrange College, Southeastern Legal Foundation, Gannett Foundation. Member Republican National Finance Committee. Director Manhattan Institute for Policy Research.

Board governors 11 Alive Community Service Awards. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Young President's Organization (past international president), Chief Executives Forum (past director), National Association of Manufacturers (past vice president, director, member executive committee), Atlanta Chamber C. (past director), Homosassa Fishing Club, Piedmont Driving Club, Capital City Club, Commerce Club, River Club (New York City), Peachtree Golf, Annabels Club (London), Cartersville Country Club, Wildcat Cliffs Club (Highlands, North Carolina), Rotary, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Clubs: Rotary, Piedmont Driving, Capital City, Commerce. River (New York City). Peachtree Golf; Annabels (London).

Cartersville Country. Wildcat Cliffs (Highlands, North Carolina).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, golf, hunting, fishing.

Connections

Married Danne Brokaw. Children: Dillard (deceased), Page Shepherd, Mary Aubrey, Robert Davis, Henry Allan.

father:
Robert Sims Munford

mother:
Katherine (Aubrey) Munford

spouse:
Danne Brokaw

child:
Dillard Munford (deceased)

child:
Page Shepherd Munford

child:
Mary Aubrey Munford

child:
Robert Davis Munford

child:
Henry Allan Munford