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chemical specialties company executive

John Lawson Wiggins, American chemical specialties company executive. Decorated Purple Heart; recipient citation Los Angeles School Board, 1964. Secretary Catholic Human Relations Council, Los Angeles, 1963-1964; class secretary alumni University Notre Dame, 1953-1968. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member of Notre Dame Monogram, Commonweal of Los Angeles (president 1967).

Background

Wiggins, John Lawson was born on June 26, 1921 in Cincinnati. Son of John Lawson and Florence Catherine (Scholten) Wiggins.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Foreign Commerce, University Notre Dame, 1943.

Career

With Hunt Chemical Corporation, from 1945, secretary, assistant vice president sales, vice president European operations, 1975-1977, senior vice president Palisades Park, New Jersey, 1977-1978, executive vice president, from 1978. Vice president marketing Corporation Concierge, San Francisco, from 1983. Officer or director Hunt European companies in, United States, France, Germany and Belgium, since 1974.

Membership

Secretary Catholic Human Relations Council, Los Angeles, 1963-1964. Class secretary alumni University Notre Dame, 1953-1968. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Member of Notre Dame Monogram, Commonweal of Los Angeles (president 1967).

Connections

Married Rita A. Cassidy, August 16, 1947. Children: Laura, John, Thomas, Martha, Caroline, Paul, James, Edward.

father:
John Lawson Wiggins

mother:
Florence Catherine (Scholten) Wiggins

spouse:
Rita A. Cassidy

child:
Laura Wiggins

child:
John Wiggins

child:
Thomas Wiggins

child:
Martha Wiggins

child:
Caroline Wiggins

child:
Paul Wiggins

child:
James Wiggins

child:
Edward Wiggins