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Gary Leslie William Hamre, American Entrepreneur. Licensed real estate sales consultant.


Hamre, Gary Leslie William was born on July 28, 1939 in Minneapolis. Son of Hiram O. and Mayme R. (Sorensen) Hamre.


Bachelor, University of Minnesota, 1966;postgraduate, Ohio State University, 1978.


Area manager, Union Oil Corporation California, Minneapolis, 1963-1971;area manager, Union Oil Corporation California, Columbus, Ohio., 1971-1978;president, G.L.W.H. Ent., Inc., Ohio., since 1978;owner, 76 Halfway House Truck Stop, 1978-1990;sales consultant commercial real estate, since 1990.


  • Licensed real estate sales consultant.


Deputy sheriff Franklin County Sheriff' General’ s Office, Columbus, since 1977. Sustaining member Republican National Committee, Washington, since 1981. Board directors, committee chairman American Diabetes Association, 1988-1991.

Member National Restaurant Association, Ohio Restaurant Association, Control Ohio Restaurant Association (board directors 1984-1992, president 1990, Chairman of the Board 1991), National Assn.Truckstop Operators (assignment committee 1986-1990), Sales and Marketing Executives International, National Federation Indiana Businessmen, United States Chamber of Commerce, Columbus Chamber of C., Sales Executives Club, Lions (president Powell, Ohio 1986-1987, Lion of Year 1985-1986, zone chairman 1987-1988, Melvin Jones fellow 1991, district 13F governor 1990-1991, chairman state constitution and by-laws 1993-1996), Masons, Shriners (provost), Moose.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, boating, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing.


Married Margaret Ann Renshaw, July 14, 1958 (divorced 1981). Children: Jeffrey A.C., Cheryl L., Dayna L. Married Karen Sue Link, November 30, 1984 (deceased September 2004).

Hiram O. Hamre

Mayme R. (Sorensen) Hamre

Margaret Ann Renshaw

Karen Sue Link

Jeffrey A.C. Hamre

Cheryl L. Hamre

Dayna L. Hamre