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appliance company executive

Jack David Sparks, American appliance company executive. Formerly chairman board trustees Olivet College Served from private to captain United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946. Member Michigan Academy Arts and Sciences Clubs: Racquet (Chicago); Point O'Woods Golf and Country (Benton Harbor, Michigan).

Background

Sparks, Jack David was born on November 24, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Career

With Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, Michigan, 1940-1995, beginning as laborer, successively assistant director personnel, sales department staff, advertising and promotion manager, sales manager, general sales manager, director marketing, 1940-1959, vice president, 1959-1966, group vice president, 1966-1977, executive vice president, 1977-1981, vice chairman, chief marketing officer, from 1981, chairman board, chief executive officer, 1982-1987, former president, director. Director Meredith Corporation, Des Moines, Peoples State Bank, St. Joseph, Michigan.

Membership

Formerly chairman board trustees Olivet College Served from private to captain United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946. Member Michigan Academy Arts and Sciences Clubs: Racquet (Chicago). Point O'Woods Golf and Country (Benton Harbor, Michigan).

Connections

Married Fredda Sullivan. Children: Suzanne, Cinde Marie, Katherine S., Jack David.

spouse:
Fredda Sullivan

child:
Suzanne Sparks

child:
Cinde Marie Sparks

child:
Katherine S. Sparks

child:
Jack David Sparks