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retail clothing company executive

Gerald Edward Napier, American retail clothing company executive. Recipient Good Scout award San Francisco council Boy Scouts American, 1986.

Background

Napier, Gerald Edward was born on January 7, 1927 in Louisville. Son of Jesse James and Carrie M. (Wright) Napier.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Kentucky, 1948. Master of Business Administration, University Louisville, 1952.

Career

Director industrial engineering Kroger Company, Cincinnati, 1957-1966. Manager operations and development Federated Department Stores, 1966-1968, director merchandise and operations systems, 1968-1971, vice president operations systems, 1971-1973, vice president operations services, 1973-1977. Senior vice president general operations Abraham & Straus (subsidiary Federated Department Stores), New York City, 1977-1982.

President I. Magnin (subsidiary Federated Department Stores), San Francisco, since 1982.

Religion

No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

Politics

The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

Views

All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Vice president Downtown Association, San Francisco, since 1982. Chairman marketing committee San Francisco Ballet, 1987, trustee, since 1985. Board directors Marshal Hale Memorial Hospital, San Francisco, since 1986, Uptown Parking Association, San Francisco, since 1983, San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau, since 1984.

Served with United States Navy, 1944-1945. Member California Retailers Association (board directors since 1983). Lodges: Rotary.

Connections

Married Martha Tatum, February 7, 1947. Children: Yvonne, Guy, Mark.

father:
Jesse James Napier

mother:
Carrie M. (Wright) Napier

spouse:
Martha Tatum

child:
Yvonne Napier

child:
Guy Napier

child:
Mark Napier