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tourist attraction executive

Gerald Eugene Teachout, American tourist attraction executive. Recipient Numerous military awards and decorations. Member of Rapid City Chamber of Commerce, Retired Officers Association (past president), South Dakota Archeological Society (president 1981-1984), Ellsworth Heritage Foundation since 1984, Association South Dakota Museum (board directors), Piedmont, Lions (vice president president 1983-1985).

Background

Teachout, Gerald Eugene was born on October 12, 1924 in Shenandoah, Iowa, United States. Son of Lowell Frank and Anna Mary (Newman) Teachout.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Military Science, University Maryland, 1958. Student, San Antonio Jr College, 1958. South Dakota, School Mines & Technology, 1975.

Career

Command pilot United States Air Force, 1950—1971. Owner, operator Black Hills Petrified Forest, Piedmont, South Dakota, since 1963. Chairman Govs Steering Committee Tourism, Pierre, 1972—1974.

Member Piedmont Valley Association, since 1972, Retirees Affairs Council, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, since 1978. Lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 1943-1971.

Religion

The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.

Politics

Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.

Views

All Christians need to be familiar with the Bible, that contains a wide variety of literature, including history, law, poetry, gospels, letters, polemic, stories and apocalyptic visions, and try to immerse themselves in it.

Membership

Member of Rapid City Chamber of Commerce, Retired Officers Association (past president), South Dakota Archeological Society (president 1981-1984), Ellsworth Heritage Foundation since 1984, Association South Dakota Museum (board directors), Piedmont, Lions (vice president president 1983-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Woodworking, photography, travel, silversmithing.

Connections

Married Darlene Marie Nelson Teachout, June 29, 1947. Children: Anna Marie, Bruce, Bryan, Brent.

father:
Lowell Frank Teachout

mother:
Anna Mary (Newman) Teachout

spouse:
Darlene Marie Nelson Teachout

child:
Anna Marie Teachout

child:
Bruce Teachout

child:
Bryan Teachout

child:
Brent Teachout