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Distilling company executive

Duane Harris Maas, American distilling company executive. Secretary-treasurer Plainfield Township Park District, 1967-1970; chairman Plainfield Planning and Zoning Commission, 1965-1970. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945-1947. Member of Wisconsin Alumni Association.

Background

Maas, Duane Harris was born on August 26, 1927 in Tilleda, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John William and Adela (Giessel) Maas.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1951.

Career

With, Shell Chemical Corporation, 1951-1959;plant manager, Fleischmann Distilling Corporation, Owensboro, Kentucky, 1959-1963;plant manager, Fleischmann Distilling Corporation, Plainfield, Illinois, 1963-1965;assistant to vice president, Barton Distilling Company, Chicago, 1965-1968;executive assistant to president, Barton Distilling Company, 1968;vice president administration, Barton Distilling Company, 1968;vice president, general manager, Barton Brands, Inc., Chicago, 1968-1972;president, Leaf Confectionery division W.R. Grace, Chicago, 1972-1974;vice president, general manager, Romano Brothers, Chicago, 1974-1979;vice president, secretary-treasurer, Marketing Directions Inc., Chicago, 1974-1977;president, Associated Wine Producers, Inc., 1979-1980;executive vice president, chief Executive officer, Mohawk Liqueur, Detroit, 1980-1986;vice president, McKesson Wine & Spirits Group of New York, Detroit, 1982-1986;president, Management Cons. Services Company, Chicago, since 1986;president, United States Distilled Products Company, Princeton, Minnesota, since 1996. Chairman Qingdao Johnson Distiller Company Ltd., Qingdao, China, since 1996.

Pastpres. Barton Distilling (Canada), Ltd. Past managing director Barton Distilling (Scotland), Ltd. Past director Barton Distillers Europe, Barton International, Ltd.

Membership

Secretary-treasurer Plainfield Township Park District, 1967-1970. Chairman Plainfield Planning and Zoning Commission, 1965-1970. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945-1947.

Member of Wisconsin Alumni Association.

Connections

Married Sonja Johnson, March 11, 1950. Children: Jon Kermit, Duane Arthur, Thomas Ervin.

father:
John William Maas

mother:
Adela (Giessel) Maas

spouse:
Sonja Johnson

child:
Jon Kermit Maas

child:
Duane Arthur Maas

child:
Thomas Ervin Maas