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Textiles executive

Gordon Thomas Getsinger, American textiles executive.

Background

Getsinger, Gordon Thomas was born on April 25, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Ralph Conover and Edith (Lashbrook) Getsinger.

Education

Bachelor, Williams College, 1943. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1949.

Career

Assistant bureau manager Life magazine, New York City, 1947—1949. Partner Getsinger-Fox Company, Detroit, 1947—1961. Executive vice president Chatham Fabrics, New York City, 1961—1970.

Vice president Chatham Manufacturing Company, Elkin, North Carolina, 1970—1978, senior vice president, since 1979. Director Print Plant Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, J-Tex Corporation, Huntington, New York.

Membership

Trustee Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1978—1983, Bloomfield Township Board, 1954—1961. Board director Boys' Republic, Farmington, 1957—1961, City and Country School, Bloomfield Hills, 1956—1961. President Society Alumni Williams College, 1970—1972.

Member of National Association Wool Manufacturers (board director 1963-1970), Edgartown (Massachusetts) Yacht Club, Roaring Gap Club (North Carolina).

Connections

Married Katharine Bunker, October 11, 1947. Children: Gordon(deceased), Karen Getsinger Bontecou, Peter W.

father:
Ralph Conover Getsinger

mother:
Edith (Lashbrook) Getsinger

spouse:
Katharine Bunker

child:
Gordon Getsinger (deceased)

child:
Karen Getsinger Bontecou Getsinger

child:
Peter W. Getsinger