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consultant , Food products executive

John Robert Van Laan, American Food products executive, consultant ( ind: manufacturing, Cons.)food products executive, consultant. Served to sergeant United States Air Force, 1945-1946.; Fellow Michigan Association Certified Public Accountants (board directors 1964-1970), American Institute Certified Public Accountants; Club: Bay City Country (president 1969).; Lodge: Elks (exalted ruler 1957-1958).

Background

Laan, John Robert Van was born on October 16, 1926 in Bay City, Michigan, United States. Son of Leo Clifford and Lena (Brunsink) Van Laan.

Education

Associate of Arts, Bay City Junior College, 1948. Certified Public Accountant, Michigan partner Schilling, Lohrke, Hoats & Van Laan Company, Bay City, 1952-1956, Lohrke, Van Laan & WeinlanderCo., Bay City, 1956-1965, Van Laan, Weinlander, Fitzhugh & Company, Bay City, 1965-1969. Finance vice president, consultant Giant Super Marketing, Inc., Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 1969^.

Finance vice president Bay City Milling & Grocer Company, 1983^. President Essexville-Hampton Little League (Michigan), 1965-1966. Treasurer Isabella County Republican Committee, Mount Pleasant, 1979-1982.

Career

Partner Schilling, Lohrke, Hoats & Van Laan Company, Bay City, 1952—1956, Lohrke, Van Laan & Weinlander Company, Bay City, 1956—1965, Van Laan, Weinlander, Fitzhugh & Company, Bay City, 1965—1969. Finance vice president, consultant Giant Super Marketing, Inc., Mount Pleasant, since 1969. Finance vice president Bay City Milling & Grocer Company, since 1983.

Sergeant United States Air Force, 1945-1946.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant Michigan.

Membership

President Essexville-Hampton Little League, Michigan, 1965—1966. Treasurer Isabella County Republican Committee, Mount Pleasant, 1979—1982. Fellow: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (board directors 1964-1970).

Member: Elks Club (exalted ruler 1957-1958), Bay City Country Club (president 1969).

Connections

Married Phyllis Kathryn Loehne, July 5, 1952. Children: Leo, Ross, Valerie Cross, Clare Williams.

father:
Leo Clifford Laan

mother:
Lena (Brunsink) Van Laan

spouse:
Phyllis Kathryn Loehne

child:
Leo Laan

child:
Ross Laan

child:
Valerie Cross Laan

child:
Clare Williams Laan