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food corporation executive

Herbert St. Goar was German food corporation executive. Decorated Bronze Star, Legion of Merit.; Named Distinguished Citizen Chattanooga, 1979.

Background

Goar, Herbert St. was born on April 7, 1916 in Hamburg, Germany. Son of Otto and Thekla St.Goar. came to the United States, 1938, naturalized, 1943.

Education

Student schools, Hamburg, Germany. Bachelor of Laws, Chattanooga College Law, 1943.

Career

With, International Harvester Company, Hamburg, Germany, 1936-1938;with, Dixie Saving Stores, Inc., Chattanooga, since 1938;president, Dixie Saving Stores, Inc., 1969-1998;chief Executive officer, Dixie Saving Stores, Inc., 1969-1998;president emeritus, Dixie Saving Stores, Inc., since 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Autobiography: Taking Stock of My Life, 2000.

Membership

Board of directors Chattanooga Opera Association, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1945-1954. Member Hamilton County Juvenile Court Commission Served with Intelligence Section, United States Army, World World War World War II. Member Southeastern Food Cooperative Association (past president), Tennessee Wholesale Grocers Association (board directors 1988-1991), Retailer-Owned Food Distrbrs.

Association (board directors 1988-1998), NGA Retailer-Owned Executive Council, Asparagus Club.

Connections

Married Maria Karsch, September 3, 1954. Children: Edward, Elisabeth.

father:
Otto St.Goar

mother:
Thekla St.Goar

spouse:
Maria Karsch

child:
Edward Goar

child:
Elisabeth Goar