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Fred Gillespie Holmes, American Sugar company executive. Member of Executive Committee National Council Agricultural Employers, Washington, 1964-1978. Member American Society Sugar Beet Technologists, Delta Tau Delta.

Background

Holmes, Fred Gillespie was born on August 29, 1913 in Grand Junction, Colorado, United States. Son of Fred G. and Agnes Arnett (Whitley) Holmes.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Bus, University Colorado, 1939.

Career

With, Garden City Company, Kansas, 1932-1939;with, Great Western Sugar Company, Denver, 1939-1978;labor commissioner, Great Western Sugar Company, 1948-1961;vice president agricultural administration, Great Western Sugar Company, 1961-1971;director administration, Great Western Sugar Company, 1971-1976;board directors, Great Western Sugar Company, 1969-1971;vice president, Northern Ohio Sugar Company, 1962-1971;retired, 1976. President Great Western Employment Agency, Inc., 1969-1976.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee National Council Agricultural Employers, Washington, 1964-1978. Member American Society Sugar Beet Technologists, Delta Tau Delta.

Connections

Married Alma Jeanne Sager, November 11, 1946 (deceased 1971). Children– Charles F., Winifred F. Married Isabelle Davenport Truscott, 1973.

father:
Fred G. Holmes

mother:
Agnes Arnett (Whitley) Holmes

spouse:
Alma Jeanne Sager

spouse:
Isabelle Davenport Truscott

child:
Charles F. Holmes

child:
Winifred F. Holmes