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industrial company executive

Donald Edward McGrath, industrial company executive. Member Planning Commission, Dovre Township, 1989-1996; member church council Bethe Church, Willmar, Minnesota, 1996-1997, member finance committee, 1996-1997. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1955-1958. Member Kiwanis.

Background

McGrath, Donald Edward was born on June 29, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Thomas Clarence and Mabel Lousie (McNeil) McGrath.

Education

Bachelor of Geological Engineering, University Minnesota, 1955;Master of Business Administration, University of Minnesota, 1986.

Career

Industrial engineer, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, 1958-1961;department manager, Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, 1961-1964;liaison engineer, Management Information System manager, Cornelius Company, Anoka, Minnesota, 1964-1971;general manager, executive vice president, Cornelius Canada, Toronto, 1971-1973;director logistics, TCI, Benson, Minnesota, 1973-1976;from vice president operations to president, TCI, Benson, Minnesota, 1976-1997;chairman, Tyler Industries, Benson, since 1997. Board directors Precision Agriculture Council, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1995-1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Patentee in field.

Membership

Member Planning Commission, Dovre Township, 1989-1996. Member church council Bethe Church, Willmar, Minnesota, 1996-1997, member finance committee, 1996-1997. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1955-1958.

Member Kiwanis.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, skiing, golf, tennis, reading.

Connections

Married June Elizabeth Thorsell, October 20, 1956. Children: Gustaf T., Eric T., Gretchen S., Duncan T.

father:
Thomas Clarence McGrath

mother:
Mabel Lousie (McNeil) McGrath

spouse:
June Elizabeth Thorsell

child:
Gustaf T. McGrath

child:
Eric T. McGrath

child:
Gretchen S. McGrath

child:
Duncan T. McGrath