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Manufacturing executive

John Adam Gehling, American manufacturing executive. Past member School Board, Cold Springs Harbor, New York, Planning Commission, South Russell, Ohio, City Council, South Russell. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member Association Home Appliance Manufacturers (past chairman refrigerator freezer executive board).

Background

Gehling, John Adam was born on July 23, 1920 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Daniel C. and Hazel A. (Dyson) Gehling.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering magna cum laude, Tufts University, 1943. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1947.

Career

Vice president manufacturing Western Climate Initiative Kelvinator, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1969-1970. Executive vice president Western Climate Initiative Greenville (Michigan) Productions, 1970-1972, president, group vice president, 1972-1983, corporation vice president, president, 1983-1986. Group vice president, general manager Western Climate Initiative Refrigerator Division, Greenville, from 1986.

Now president Greenville (Michigan) Productions Company.

Membership

Past member School Board, Cold Springs Harbor, New York, Planning Commission, South Russell, Ohio, City Council, South Russell. Served to lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1946. Member Association Home Appliance Manufacturers (past chairman refrigerator freezer executive board).

Clubs: Cascade Hills Country (Grand Rapids).

Connections

Married Madelyn Virginia Brown, July 25, 1943. Children: Nancy, Martha, Jack, Bill, Jim, Tim, Virginia, Jane.

father:
Daniel C. Gehling

mother:
Hazel A. (Dyson) Gehling

spouse:
Madelyn Virginia Brown

child:
Nancy Gehling

child:
Martha Gehling

child:
Jack Gehling

child:
Bill Gehling

child:
Jim Gehling

child:
Tim Gehling

child:
Virginia Gehling

child:
Jane Gehling