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grocery company executive

Don Mills Bollinger, American Grocery company executive ( ind: service)retired grocery company executive. Recipient Man and Boy award Boys'Clubs American, 1963, Svc. to Mankind award, La Sertoma, 1977; named Bossof Year, Seymour Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1964; inducted into DePauw University Athletic Hallof Fame, 1991.

Background

Bollinger, Don Mills was born on March 7, 1914 in Seymour, Indiana, United States. Son of Don Albert and Hannah (Mills) Bollinger.

Education

S.Don Albert and Hannah (Mills) B. Master of Business Administration, University of Pennsylvania, 1938.

Career

With Seymour Woolen Mills, Indiana, 1938-1951, personnel manager, 1945-1951. With John C. Groub Company Inc., Seymour, 1951-1999, chairman, senior Executive officer, 1980-1984, chairman, chief Executive officer, 1984-1991, chairman, 1991-1999, also board directors. Chairman of the Board Fidelity Federal Savings & Loan (merged with Home Federal Savings Bank 1990), Seymour, until 1987.

President, board director Dotto Inc., 1984^. President Jackson County United Fund, Seymour, 1961-1964. Officer American Red Cross Jackson County, 1941-1943, 72-77, chairman 75-76, 76-77.

Board directors Jackson County Juvenile Home, Brownstown, Indiana, 1978-1992, president, 1983-1984.

Religion

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

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.

Membership

President Jackson County United Fund, Seymour, 1961—1964. Officer American Red Cross Jackson County, 4143, 1972—1977, chairman, 1975—1976, 1976—1977. Board directors Jackson County Juvenile Home, Brownstown, Indiana, 1989—1992, president, 1983—1984.

Member of Washington C. DePauw Society, Indiana State Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1984-1992), Seymour Chamber of Commerce (president 1968, Citizen of Year award 1987), Indiana Retail Council (board directors executive committee 1977-1994), Seymour Country Club, Rotary (president 1962-1963), Elks.

Connections

Married EmmyLou Groub, November 5, 1938. Children: Linda Bollinger McCoy, Thomas R., Barbara Bollinger Flaherty.

father:
Don Albert Bollinger

mother:
Hannah (Mills) Bollinger

spouse:
EmmyLou Groub

child:
Linda Bollinger McCoy Bollinger

child:
Thomas R. Bollinger

child:
Barbara Bollinger Flaherty Bollinger