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Duane Richard Vernon, American other: financial services. Recipient Lansing Junior Chamber of Commerce Key Man award, 1960, Lansing Outstanding Young Man of Year award, 1963, Jaycee International Senator award, 1978, Outstanding Club President's award, Michigan State University Alumni Association, 1969.


Vernon, Duane Richard was born on September 3, 1931 in Ithaca, Michigan, United States. Son of Wesley Robert and Leah Amelia (Smith) Vernon.


Bachelor in Personnel Administration,, Michigan State University, 1953.


Assistant manager affiliated divisions Michigan Retailers Association, Lansing, 1956—1959. Director sales public relations Credit Bureau Greater Lansing, 1959—1974, president, general manager, since 1974. Active in enactment Michigan Equal Credit Opportunity Act, 1977.

Lecturer Michigan State University, 1961—1962, Lansing Community College, 1961—1962. Cooley Law School president Lansing Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1961—1962. Board directors, capital area division campaign chairman United Way, Lansing, 1962—1968.

Board directors Easter Seal Society Mid-Michigan, 1975—1981, Michigan State University Development Council, 1977—1981.


The teaching of Bible shows methods by which a man can obtain salvation.


The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.


Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.


Member of Michigan State University Alumni Club, Lansing Regional Chamber of C., Lansing Association Credit Management, Mid-Michigan Personnel Association, Retail Credit Grantors Association Lansing, Public Relations Association Michigan, Associate Credit Bureaus Michigan, Lansing Rotary, Box 23 of Lansing, Waverly Swim, Waverly High School Sideliners Athletic Boosters, Greater Lansing Bull-Pen, Downtown Coaches, Rotary.


Married Virginia Louise Graff, April 4, 1954 (deceased 1975). Children: Rick, Nancy, Mary Jo.

Wesley Robert Vernon

Leah Amelia (Smith) Vernon

Virginia Louise Graff

Rick Vernon

Nancy Vernon

Mary Jo Vernon