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apparel manufacturing company executive

Edmond Ralph Haggar, American apparel manufacturing company executive. Recipient 1st Man of Year award Notre Dame Club Dallas, 1952, Man of Year award Jesuit Foundation, 1976; National Humanitarian award National Jewish Hospital, Denver, 1980, Herbert Hoover Humanitarian award, 1990; Order od Distinguished Service award Kidney Foundation Texas, 1984, Edward Frederick Sorin Society award University Notre Dame, 1988.

Background

Haggar, Edmond Ralph was born on September 18, 1916 in Bristow, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Joseph Marion and Rose (Wasaff) Haggar.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Notre Dame, 1938. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Philadelphia School Textiles and Science.

Career

With, Haggar Apparel Company, Dallas, since 1930;salesman, Haggar Apparel Company, Dallas, 1938-1952;vice president, Haggar Apparel Company, Dallas, 1942-1948;president, Haggar Apparel Company, Dallas, 1948-1971;Chairman of the Board, Haggar Apparel Company, Dallas, 1971-1991;honorary Chairman of the Board, Haggar Apparel Company, Dallas, since 1991.

Membership

Trustee University Dallas, Children's Medical Center, Dallas, Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, California. National board directors Boys and Girls Clubs American, Dalllas. Trustee emeritus University Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

Member Dallas Citizens Council. Past president Jesuit Foundation, Dallas. Captain United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945.

Member Serra Club (past president).

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Daley, August 22, 1942. Children: Patricia Joan, Edmond Ralph Junior, James Joseph, Mary Alice, John Daley.

father:
Joseph Marion Haggar

mother:
Rose (Wasaff) Haggar

spouse:
Patricia Ann Daley

child:
Patricia Joan Haggar

child:
Edmond Ralph Junior Haggar

child:
James Joseph Haggar

child:
Mary Alice Haggar

child:
John Daley Haggar