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bottling company executive

Fredric Byron Welch, American bottling company executive.

Background

Welch, Fredric Byron was born on April 5, 1916 in Searcy, Arkansas, United States. Son of Fredric Byron and Marguerite J. (Morgan) Welch.

Education

Student, College of Ozarks.

Career

With F. S. Yantis & Company, Inc., Chicago, 1935-1940, 46-48, president, director, 1956-1963. Vice president, general manager, director Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company, Cincinnati, 1963-1981. Vice president sales, director Pepsi-Cola Louisville Bottlers, Inc., 1948-1951, president and director, 1951-1956.

President Woodlawn Canners, Inc., 1969-1975, chairman board, 1975-1981.

Membership

Served from private to captain Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Major Reserve; Member National Pepsi-Cola Bottlers Association (director 1955-1956), Kentucky Soft Drink Association (president 1955-1956), Ohio Soft Drink Association (president 1971-1972), Pepsi-Cola Bottlers Association of Ohio (president 1967-1968), Louisville Association Manufacturers Representatives (president 1955), Ohio C. of Chamber (board directors 1975-1984), Greater Cincinnati Chamber of C. (director 1969-1974, vice president operations 1973), Greater Cincinnati Convention and Visitors Bureau (president 1969-1970) Clubs: Queen City, Kenwood Country, Indian Hill. Lincoln Hills Golf (Ludington, Michigan).

Connections

Married Patricia E. Baker, July 3, 1943. Children: Fredric Byron III, Barbara Baker, William Bucklin.

father:
Fredric Byron Welch

mother:
Marguerite J. (Morgan) Welch

spouse:
Patricia E. Baker

child:
Fredric Byron III Welch

child:
Barbara Baker Welch

child:
William Bucklin Welch