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Retail executive

Donald Wayne Backofen was American retail executive.

Background

Backofen, Donald Wayne was born on May 15, 1918 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of Charles and Pearl Eliza (Stimmel) Backofen.

Career

Buyer, Wolf & Dessauer Department Store, Fort Wayne, 1954-1971;merchandise manager ladies ready to wear, Hutners, Fort Wayne, 1971-1984;retired, 1984.

Membership

Volunteer Junior Achievement, Fort Wayne, 1969-1979, American Red Cross, 1986-1987. Finance board directors Faith Lutheran Church, since 1980. Publicity committee Freedom Train, 1980.

President Fairfield Terrace Association, 1988-1993. Ambassador Senator Lugar, since 1989. Senior intern Congressman Coats.

1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1943-1946. Member American Association Retired Persons (state coordinator for Vote for AARP since 1989, state legislation committee 1989-1990, president local chapter 1987-1988, Outstanding Service to Community award 1989, Meritorious Service award 1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collector of lincolniana, travel, political activities.

Connections

Married Anntoinette Bruno, March 27, 1942. Children: Charles, Tom.

father:
Charles Backofen

mother:
Pearl Eliza (Stimmel) Backofen

spouse:
Anntoinette Bruno

child:
Charles Backofen

child:
Tom Backofen