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hotel administration educator

Donald Greenaway, American hotel administration educator.


Greenaway, Donald was born on April 14, 1911 in Frankfort, Michigan, United States. Son of George Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Orr) Greenaway.


Bachelor of Arts, Michigan State University, 1934;Doctor of Laws, Northwood Institute, 1970.


Hotel administration and management, 1934-1941. Food service executive Trans World Airlines, 1946-1947. Professor hotel administration College Business, Washington State University, 1947-1951.

Professor administrator-director School Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management, College Business, Michigan State University, 1951-1958. Executive vice president National Restaurant Association, Chicago, 1958-1970. Associate dean School Hotel and Restaurant Management, University Houston, 1970-1976.

Assistant to executive vice president Texas Restaurant Association, from 1976. Director Wilkensburg Hotel Company, Pennsylvania, Hotel Elkhart, Indiana. Member Governor's Committee for Development State Washington, 1950-1951.

President, founder National Council Hotel and Restaurant Education, 1946. Adviser to board directors Army and Air Force Exchange Service. Adviser United States Public Health Service, United States Air Force, World-Wide Food Service.

Management consultant Society Advancement Food Service Research. Member 5th International World Food Congress, United States Travel Service. Also trade association advisory committee United States Chamber of Commerce.

Trade missions to Europe auspices Department Commerce. Distinguished visiting professor Florida International University. First Westin Hotels Distinguished professor Washington State University.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Manual for Resort Operations, 1950, also monographs, papers, articles.


Board directors Governors Conferences Tourism Pacific Northwest, 1947-1949, Pacific Northwest Trade Association, 1947-1948. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Association of University Professors, American Society Association Executives, Executives Forum, Michigan, Resort Association, Michigan Pennsylvania hotel associations, American Standards Association (committee standards for food service industry), Food Executives Association, International Ho-Re-Ca, Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs, Theta Chi, Alpha Kappa Psi.

Clubs: Rotarian.


Son of George Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Orr) G. M. Louise Constance Wadsworth, June 27, 1936. 1 daughter, Jeanne Elizabeth Greenaway Des Camp.

M. Lorraine Katherine Muellenbach, July 6, 1958 (deceased February 1983). 1 daughter, Karen.

George Henry Greenaway

Mary Elizabeth (Orr) Greenaway

Louise Constance Wadsworth