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John M. Stafford

independent investor

John M. Stafford, American Independent investor. Board of directors Minnetonka Corporation Served with United States Marine Corps, 1958-1960.

Background

Stafford, John M. was born on October 25, 1936 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles Marshall and Harriet Helen (Walker) Stafford.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1958.

Career

Vice president, account supervisor, Leo Burnett Company, Chicago, 1960-1972;senior vice president marketing, Kentucky Fried Chicken Corporation, 1972-1975;senior vice president, Green Giant Company, 1975-1979;chief operating officer, Green Giant Company, 1979;executive vice president, Pillsbury Company, 1979-1984;president, Pillsbury Company, 1984-1988;chairman, chief Executive officer, Pillsbury Company, 1985-1988. Board directors Cooper Industries, Michael Foods Inc.

Membership

Board of directors Minnetonka Corporation Served with United States Marine Corps, 1958-1960.

Connections

Married Ardietta Ford, June 12, 1958. Children: John Marshall, Lisa, Michael.

father:
Charles Marshall Stafford

mother:
Harriet Helen (Walker) Stafford

spouse:
Ardietta Ford

children:
John Marshall Stafford

Lisa Stafford

Michael Stafford