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confectionery manufacturing company executive

Frederick Thomas Haley, American confectionery manufacturing company executive. Recipient William O. Douglas award Washington chapter American Civil Liberties Union, l985; John Hay fellow, l963.


Haley, Frederick Thomas was born on June 29, 1912 in Tacoma. Son of Jonathan Clifford and Margaret Mae (Hamilton) Haley.


Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1935. Postgraduate, University Washington. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Puget Sound, 1970.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Prometheus College, 1977.


Sales manager Brown & Haley, Tacoma, 1946-1952, general manager, 1952-1954, president, general manager, 1954-1984, chairman board, chief executive officer, from 1984. President Pacific States Radio Corporation, 1954-1957.


Trustee Saul Haas Foundation, Pacific Science Center, Seattle. Member advisory board Citizens Education Center Northwest, Northwest School, Seattle. Board directors Apogee Institute.

Member visiting committee department history University Washington. Member national task on higher edn and pub interest Council for Advancement and Support Education. Former founding chairman board Prometheus College.

Past trustee Linfield College, Seattle Symphony, Northwest Grand Opera Association. Past member metropolitan board Tacoma-Pierce County Young Men’s Christian Association. Formerly active numerous other organizations Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, l94l-46, PTO. Member Tacoma Yacht Club, Harbor Club (Seattle), Rainier Club (Seattle).


Married Dorothy Jean Geyer, June 28, l946. Children: Susan Marie Haley Headley, Mark Tyler, Evan Woodruff, Marian Mae.

Jonathan Clifford Haley

Margaret Mae (Hamilton) Haley

Dorothy Jean Geyer

Susan Marie Haley Headley Haley

Mark Tyler Haley

Evan Woodruff Haley

Marian Mae Haley