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Textile and apparel company executive

Donald John Keller, American Textile and apparel company executive. Trustee The Hospital Chaplaincy, Inc., New York City, since 1987; ruling elder Presbyterian Church; member board visitors Fuqua School, Duke U., Durham, North Carolina, chairman, 1991. Served to sergeant United States Army, 1954-1956.

Background

Keller, Donald John was born on February 14, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Philip F. and Gertrude (Rice) Keller.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1954;Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1958.

Career

Account executive, Leo Burnett Company, Chicago, 1958-1963;various positions to executive vice president, director, General Foods Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1963-1986;group vice president, General Foods Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1977-1979;executive vice president, General Foods Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1979-1986;director, General Foods Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1981-1986;president, chief operating officer, director, West Point Pepperell, Inc., New York City, 1986-1989. Board directors Sysco Corporation, Houston, American Express International, Darien, Connecticut.

Membership

Trustee The Hospital Chaplaincy, Incorporated, New York York City, since 1987. Ruling elder Presbyterian Church. Member board visitors Fuqua School, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, chairman, 1991.

Served to sergeant United States Army, 1954-1956. Member of Riverside (Connecticut) Yacht. Blind Brook (Purchase, New York ), John's Island (Vero Beach, Florida), Riomar Bay Yacht (Florida).

Connections

Married Virginia Wilson, July 22, 1955. Children: Ann Keller Springborn, Edward Wilson, Amy Margaret.

father:
Philip F. Keller

mother:
Gertrude (Rice) Keller

spouse:
Virginia Wilson

child:
Ann Keller Springborn Keller

child:
Edward Wilson Keller

child:
Amy Margaret Keller