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food company executive

Harold Stanley French, American food company executive. Decorated Bronze Star. Chairman, president The Nigeria Fund, Inc., since 1989; contributing patron New York Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet; home builder for Nigerian Government Workers. With military intelligence, United States Army, 1943-1945.

Background

French, Harold Stanley was born on October 2, 1921 in Brooklyn. Son of Morris and Fay (Kaufman) French.

Education

Bachelor, Long Island University, 1942. Postgraduate, New York University, 1950. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1960.

Postgraduate, New School University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, American College, 1998.

Career

Assistant buyer, R.H. Macy Company. New York City, 1949-1952;group manager, Abraham & Straus Company, Hempstead, New York, 1952-1954;merchandise manager, Popular Club Plan, Passaic, New Jersey, 1954-1960;merchandise manager, National Silver Company. New York City, 1964-1969;marketing director, Waverly Products Company, Philadelphia, 1970-1974;president, Pet Food Industries, Inc., New York City, since 1974;president, Harold French & Company, Inc., New York City, since 1974;president, African Fruit Company Inc., since 1993;president, Harold French Engineering Corporation, since 1993.

President King Agro-Industrial Corporation, 1986, Globe King Agro-Industrial Company Ltd., Nigeria, since 1988. Trade agent to Nigerian Government, since 1992, also builder workers' housing, supplier of housing materials. Founder, president The People Speak magazine, 1995.

Founder, president, public New Century Public Company Inc., 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Dating and Mating for Women Over 50, Over 60, Over 70, 1999, You Can be a Hero, For Men Over 50, Over 60, Over 70, 1999.

Membership

Chairman, president The Nigeria Fund, Inc., since 1989. Contributing patron New York Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet. Home builder for Nigerian Government Workers.

With military intelligence, United States Army, 1943-1945.

Connections

Married Claire E. Weingart, October 3, 1943 (deceased March 1983). Children: Madelaine Diane, Janet Gail.

father:
Morris French

mother:
Fay (Kaufman) French

spouse:
Claire E. Weingart

child:
Madelaine Diane French

child:
Janet Gail French