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Apparel executive

Edward Voyle Hudson, American Linen supply company executive ( ind: service)linen supply company executive. Recipient Distinguished Citizen's certified United States Air Force Military Airlift Committee, 1977; unites states department Defense medal for outstanding public service, 1978.

Background

Hudson, Edward Voyle was born on April 3, 1915 in Seymour, Missouri, United States. Son of Marion A. and Alma (Von Gonten) Hudson.

Education

Student, Bellingham Normal College, 1936. Student, University Washington, 1938.

Career

To manager Natural Hard MetalCo., Bellingham, 1935-1937. Partner Metropolitan Laundry Company, Tacoma, 1938-1939;proprietor, manager Peerless Laundry & Linen Supply Company, Tacoma, since 1939. Proprietor Independent Laundry & Everett Linen Supply Company, 1946-1974, 99 Cleaners and Launderers Company, Tacoma, 1957-1979.

Chairman Tacoma Public Utilities, 1959-1960. Trustee United Mutual Savings Bank. Board directors Tacoma Better Business Bureau, since 1977.

President, Washington Conference on Unemployment Compensation, 1975-1976. President Tacoma Boys' Club, 1970. Vice president Puget Sound United Service Organizations, 1972-1991.

Elder Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, since 1974. Past campaign manager, pres.Tacoma-Pierce County United Good Neighbors.

Membership

President Washington Conference on Unemployment Compensation, 1975-1976. President Tacoma Boys' Club, 1970. Vice president Puget Sound United Service Organizations, 1972-1991.

Elder Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, since 1974. Past campaign manager, president Tacoma-Pierce County United Good Neighbors. Member Tacoma Sales and Marketing Executives (president 1957-1958), Pacific Northwest Laundry, Dry Clearning and Linen Supply Association (president 1959, treasurer 1965-1975), International Fabricare Institute (director district 7, treasurer 1979, president 1982), American Security Council Board, Tacoma Chamber of Commerce (president 1965), Air Force Association (president Tacoma chapter 1976-1977, vice president Washington state 1983-1984, president 1985-1986), Navy League, Puget Sound Industrial Development Council (chairman 1967), Tacoma-Fort Lewis Olympia Army Association (past president), Defense Orientation Civilian Association, Elks Club (vice chairman board trustees 1984, chairman 1985-1986), Shriners (potentate 1979), Masons, Scottish Rite, Jesters Club, Rotary (president Tacoma chapter 1967-1968), Tacoma Knife and Fork Club (president 1964).

Connections

Married Margaret Carolyn Greely, December 24, 1939. Children: Edward G., Carolyn K. Assistant.

father:
Marion A. Hudson

mother:
Alma (Von Gonten) Hudson

spouse:
Margaret Carolyn Greely

child:
Edward G. Hudson

child:
Carolyn K. Asst Hudson