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Donald Max Gamet, American appliance company executive. Certified Public Accountant, Missouri. Named Boss of Year, Metropolitan Kansas City Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1962; recipient Alumni Achievement award Fort Hays State College, 1969.


Gamet, Donald Max was born on February 21, 1916 in Mapleton, Kansas, United States. Son of Carl Adolph and Pearl May (McClanahan) Gamet.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Fort Hays State College, 1938. Master of Business Administration, University Kansas, 1939. Juris Doctor, University Kansas, 1942.


Staff accountant, Arthur Andersen & Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1942-1946;manager, Arthur Andersen & Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1946-1954;partner, Arthur Andersen & Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1954-1978;managing partner Kansas City office, Arthur Andersen & Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1956-1970;vice chairman tax practices, Arthur Andersen & Company, Chicago, 1970-1977;senior partner, Arthur Andersen & Company, Chicago, 1977-1978;consultant, Kansas City, 1978-1984;vice president-treasurer, Chicago Pacific Corporation (merged with Maytag 1989), 1984-1985;executive vice president finance, Chicago Pacific Corporation (merged with Maytag 1989), 1985-1987;special consultant to chief Executive officer, Chicago Pacific Corporation (merged with Maytag 1989), 1987-1989;retired, Chicago Pacific Corporation (merged with Maytag 1989), 1989. Board directors ANUHCO, Inc., Overland Park, Kansas.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Missouri.


President, chairman board directors Heart American United Funds, Metropolitan Kansas City, 1967-1968, chairman special reorganization study committee, 1980-1984. Member advisory board Salvation Army Kansas City, 1982-1984. Member personnel committee Village United Presbyterian Church, 1982-1984.

President, board directors Estate Planning Council Kansas, 1962-1963, Minority Supplier's Development Council Kansas City, 1983-1984. Board directors, member executive committee, treasurer Civic Council Kansas City, 1967-1970. Board directors, chairman long range planning committee Geriatric Resources Corporation Kansas City, 1982-1984.

Board directors Metro Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, 1962-1970, president, 1969-1970. Board directors Kansas City Industrial Foundation, 1968-1970, Junior Achievement Kansas City, 1960-1965. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Kansas City Club.


Married L. Pauline Fleming, April 14, 1938 (deceased December 1981). Children: Merilyn Kay Gamet Paris, Carleton Lenoir, Kathy Lynn Gamet Stephenson. Married Marilyn Lang, January 15, 1983.

Carl Adolph Gamet

Pearl May (McClanahan) Gamet

L. Pauline Fleming

Marilyn Lang

Merilyn Kay Gamet Paris Gamet

Carleton Lenoir Gamet

Kathy Lynn Gamet Stephenson Gamet