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Construction company executive

Don Champney, American construction company executive. Recipient member of the Year Construction Specifications Institute (Columbus chapter), 1975.

Background

Champney, Don was born on September 8, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Donald Ole and Marjorie Elaine (Porter) Champney.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Michigan, 1951. Design engineer Detroit Steel Products,1951-1952. Regional manager Lumber Fabricators, Inc., Cincinnati, 1952-1953.

Designer Arcose Homes, Cincinnati, 1953-1955. Vice president engineering Style Rite Homes Corporation, Columbus, Ohio, 1955-1957. Regional manager Scholz Homes, Cincinnati, 1957-1958.

Branch manager Fred M. Cole Corporation, Columbus, 1958-1966. Vice president engineering Gardner Company, Columbus, 1966.

Career

Design engineer Detroit Steel Products, 1951—1952. Regional manager Lumber Fabricators, Inc., Cincinnati, 1952—1953, Scholz Homes, Cincinnati, 1957—1958. Designer Arcose Homes, 1953—1955.

Vice president engineering Style Rite Homes Corporation, Columbus, 1955—1957. Branch manager Fred M. Cole Corporation. Vice president engineering Gardner Company, 1966.

With United States Navy, 1945-1946, served to ensign United States Naval Reserve.

Membership

Member council, Minerva Park, Ohio, 1976—1990. Member of Building Industry Association (professional standards committee member 1988), Builders Exchange Central Ohio (president 1981), American Institute Constructors (director, past president Columbus chapter), Continental Athletic Club (Columbus), University Michigan Club Columbus (president 1960), Brookside Country Club (Worthington, Ohio, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

Connections

Son of Donald Ole Champney and Marjorie Elaine (Porter) Champney m. Married Ann Christine Mainland, June 23, 1951. Children: Christine Champney Forte, Sarah Ann Champney Sieber.

father:
Donald Ole Champney Champney

mother:
Marjorie Elaine (Porter) Champney

spouse:
Ann Christine Mainland

child:
Christine Champney Forte Champney

child:
Sarah Ann Champney Sieber Champney