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Clothing manufacturing company executive

John Ben Holland, American Clothing manufacturing company executive.

Background

Holland, John Ben was born on March 26, 1932 in Scottsville, Kentucky, United States. Son of Elbridge Winfred and Lou May (Whitney) Holland.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Bowling Green University, 1959.

Career

With, Union Underwear Company, Inc., Bowling Green, Kentucky, since 1961; vice president administration, Union Underwear Company, Inc., Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1972-1974; vice chairman, Union Underwear Company, Inc., Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1975; chairman, chief Executive officer, Union Underwear Company, Inc., Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1976-1996; retired, 1996; consultant, since 1996. Board directors Dollar General Corporation, Fruit of the Loom, Inc.

Membership

Board directors Kentucky Council Economic Education, Louisville, 1981-1990, Kentucky Advocates for Higher Education Inc., 1985-1993, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, 1987-1988, Camping World Inc., 1985-1997, Associated Industries of Kentucky, Ireland-American Economic Advisory Board, Technology Corporation Inc. Chairman corporation council Western Kentucky University, development steering committee, 1985-1996. Vice-chairman West Point Pepperial, Inc., 1989-1992.

Chairman Intermodal Transportation Authority, 1998-2000. Member Bowling Green-Warren County Chamber of Chamber (board directors 1981-1985), American Arbitration Association (panel 1985-1993).

Connections

Married Margaret Irene Pecor, January 31, 1954. Children: John Sandra, Robert.

father:
Elbridge Winfred Holland

mother:
Lou May (Whitney) Holland

spouse:
Margaret Irene Pecor

child:
Robert Holland

child:
John Sandra Holland