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executive , planner , public relations

Gretchen Poston, American public relations executive, conference and special events planner. Board directors St. Mary's College; spokesperson Distilled Spirits Council.

Background

Poston, Gretchen was born on February 14, 1932 in Minneapolis. Daughter of George and Katharene (Walsh) Houselander.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Mary's College, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1952.

Career

School teacher, Missouri, France, Germany and Virginia, 1952-1960. Co-founder, special events organizer WashingtonInc., 1965-1989. Co-founder Wonderful Weddings, Inc., 1965-1977.

Social secretary to White House, Washington, 1977-1981. Organizer social events Democratic National Conventions, 1964, 72, 76. Spokesperson Kentucky Fried Chicken, Spiegel Catalogue.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) The Wonderful Wedding Workbook, 1966.

Membership

Board directors St. Mary's College. Spokesperson Distilled Spirits Council.

Connections

Married Raymond L. Poston, Junior, December 30, 1960. Children: Jeffrey, Carol, Ramsey, Katharene.

father:
George Houselander

mother:
Katharene (Walsh) Houselander

spouse:
Raymond L. Poston

child:
Jeffrey Poston

child:
Carol Poston

child:
Ramsey Poston

child:
Katharene Poston