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food company executive

Edward Hodge Coale, American food company executive. Member American Frozen Food Institute (board directors 1989-1991), International Frozen Food Associate (president, board directors 1987-1993), Gasparilla Island Conservation and Improvement Association (board directors), Rotary International, Kent Country Club, Lemon Bay Country Club (board directors), Princeton Club (Michigan), Distinguished Order Zerocrats.

Background

Coale, Edward Hodge was born on September 1, 1920 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of Sidney Thompson and Mary Carroll (Hodge) Coale.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University, 1942.

Career

Director, Snow Crop division Minute Maid Corporation, Orlando, Florida, 1956-1960;vice president sales, marketing, Seabrook Farms, Inc., Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1960-1962;general manager frozen food division, Nabisco, Inc., New York City, 1963-1969;president, founder, Readi-Bake, Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1969-1990;president, Readi-Bake, International, Inc., Grand Rapids, 1982-1991.

Membership

Member American Frozen Food Institute (board directors 1989-1991), International Frozen Food Associate (president, board directors 1987-1993), Gasparilla Island Conservation and Improvement Association (board directors), Rotary International, Kent Country Club, Lemon Bay Country Club (board directors), Princeton Club (Michigan), Distinguished Order Zerocrats.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, tennis, boating.

Connections

Married Mary Bacon Hollis, December 22, 1952. Children: Carol Skipwith, Linda Hollis, Edward Hodge Junior.

father:
Sidney Thompson Coale

mother:
Mary Carroll (Hodge) Coale

spouse:
Mary Bacon Hollis

child:
Carol Skipwith Coale

child:
Linda Hollis Coale

child:
Edward Hodge Junior Coale