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beverage distributor

Gerald Marcus Tabenken, American beverage distributor. Named Man of Year, Modern Brwery Age Magazine, 1978; recipient Industry Achievement award, Pennsylvania Importing Master Distributors Association, 1978.

Background

Tabenken, Gerald Marcus was born on October 31, 1922 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Harry and Leah (Marcus) Tabenken.

Education

Bachelor, University Maine, 1946.

Career

Vice president H. Tabenken & Company Inc., Bangor, Maine, 1955—1968, executive vice president, 1968—1977. President Tabenken Corporation, from 1977. Founding director United Bank, from 1980.

Special United States ambassador British West Indies, St. Lucia, 1979. Advisory committee John F. Kennedy Center Performing Arts, Washington, 1979—1980. Member House Commission Small Business, 1980, President's Commission Executive Exchange, 1980.

Trustee Unity College, Maine, 1980—1983, Maine State Retirement Systems, from 1983.

Membership

Member of Penobscot Valley Country, Maine Wine & Beer Wholesalers Association (president 1973-1974), University Maine Alumni Association (ambassador), National Beer Wholesalers Association (president 1977-1979, emeritus director 1981, Man of Year 1978), Commonwealth California, Masons, Anah Shriners.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Art.

Connections

Married Ruth Goldberg Tabenken, March 28, 1953. Children: Matthew, Lee.

father:
Harry Tabenken

mother:
Leah (Marcus) Tabenken

spouse:
Ruth Goldberg Tabenken

child:
Matthew Tabenken

child:
Lee Tabenken