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John Charles Hedberg, American investor. Chairman University Minnesota Republican Club, Minneapolis, 1954-1955; chancellor's associate University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1987-1989; treasurer/director Esperanza, since 1989. Member Beta Gamma Sigma.


Hedberg, John Charles was born on June 27, 1933 in St. Paul. Son of William Rueben and Esther Mathilda (Jenson) Hedberg.


Bachelor of Science with distinction, University Minnesota, 1955. Juris Doctor, University Minnesota, 1960.


Secretary-treasurer Chateau Co-Op Restaurant, 1951-1954. Accounting intern General Mills, Kankakee, Illinois, 1955-1956. Law clerk Judge Laurens L. Henderson, Phoenix, 1960-1961.

Law partner Cox & Hedberg, 1961-1971. Private practice, 1971-1973. Ptr. Hedberg & Kirschbaum, 1973-1978.

Legal counsel Sea Ray Boats, 1970-1978, vice president, legal counsel, 1978-1987. Director Sea Ray Credit Corporation, 1980-1987, Sea Ray Boats, Inc., 1982-1989, president, 1988-1989, Sea Ray Boats Europe BV, 1988-1989. Board directors Healthwaves Corporation, Phoenix.

Trustee Ray Employees' Stock Ownership Trust and Ray Employees Retirement Plan, 1979-1989. Advocate before Arizona and appellate courts, United States District Court, Arizona, 9th Circuit Federal Court Appeals.


Chairman University Minnesota Republican Club, Minneapolis, 1954-1955. Chancellor's associate University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1987-1989. Treasurer/director Esperanza, since 1989.

Member Beta Gamma Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, reading.


Married Sarah Cornelia McLouth, September 10, 1954 (divorced September 1981). Children: John, Theodore, Lisa, Benjamin. Married Carrie Ann Walker, September 19, 1986.

Children: Patrick, Holly, Emily.

William Rueben Hedberg

Esther Mathilda (Jenson) Hedberg

Sarah Cornelia McLouth

Carrie Ann Walker

John Hedberg

Theodore Hedberg

Lisa Hedberg

Benjamin Hedberg

Patrick Hedberg

Holly Hedberg

Emily Hedberg