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food company executive

Donald John Rixmann, American food company executive. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member National Association Real Estate Executives, Food Marketing Institute (director 1980-1981, member public affairs committee) Clubs: Detroit. Lodges: Masons.

Background

Rixmann, Donald John was born on July 13, 1927 in St. Louis. Son of John Bernard Henry and Alma Mae (Lambert) Rixmann.

Education

Student, Washington University, St. Louis, 1945. Student, Missouri School Mines, Rolla, 1948.

Career

With Wabash R.R., St. Louis, 1948-1961, tax agent, 1958-1961. With F.W. Woolworth Company, St. Louis, 1961-1963, assistant superintendent real estate, 1962-1963. With Kroger Company, Cincinnati, 1963-1972, regional director real estate, 1970-1972.

With Allied Supermarkets, Inc., Detroit, from 1972, vice president real estate, 1972-1976, senior vice president real estate, 1976-1979, senior vice president finance and administration, 1979, president, 1979-1980, chairman and pres, from 1980, now director.

Politics

The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

Views

The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member National Association Real Estate Executives, Food Marketing Institute (director 1980-1981, member public affairs committee) Clubs: Detroit. Lodges: Masons.

Connections

Married Patricia Rose, August 18, 1967. Children: Donna Joan, Jaime Lorraine Rixmann Long, Mark Lee Chiles, Michael Allen Chiles.

father:
John Bernard Henry Rixmann

mother:
Alma Mae (Lambert) Rixmann

spouse:
Patricia Rose

child:
Mark Lee Chiles Rixmann

child:
Michael Allen Chiles Rixmann

child:
Jaime Lorraine Rixmann Long Rixmann

child:
Donna Joan Rixmann