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food company executive

George Mcdonald Perry, British, American food company executive. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member Tau Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Perry, George McDonald was born on November 12, 1921 in Bury, England. Son of Robert and Rose (McDonald) Perry. came to the United States, 1923, naturalized, 1929.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management, University Rhode Island, 1943. Master of Science in Business Administration, Columbia University, 1947.

Career

Engineer, Western Electric Company. New York City, 1947-1949; with, General Foods Corporation, 1949-1970; vice president, general manager, Birds Eye, 1966-1967; group vice president food services, Birds Eye, 1967-1970; president, Dobbs Life Savers, Inc., New York City, 1970-1980; group vice-president, director, Squibb Corporation, New York City, 1970-1980; general partner, Kelley Partners Ltd., New York City. Director Steak & Shake, Inc., Indianapolis, Fairmont Products, Inc.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member Tau Kappa Epsilon. M C.

Connections

Married Blenda Cheshire, May 13, 1943 (deceased 1976). Children: Jordice, Beth, Robert. Married Carolyn Varga, April 1982.

father:
Robert Perry

mother:
Rose (McDonald) Perry

spouse:
Blenda Cheshire

spouse:
Carolyn Varga

child:
Jordice Perry

child:
Robert Perry

child:
Beth Perry