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office products manufacturing company executive

Joseph Arthur Saunders, American Office products manufacturing company executive ( ind: manufacturing)office products manufacturing company executive. Recipient ADL Torch of Liberty award, 1998.

Background

Saunders, Joseph Arthur was born on July 9, 1926 in Creston, Montana, United States. Son of Albert Henry and Edith Margaret (Rhodes) Saunders.

Education

Stepchildren: Rodney, Charmaine. Educated public schools, Youngstown, Ohio and Winthrop, Maine.

Career

With Saunders Manufacturing Company Inc., doing business as Saunders, Winthrop, 1947^, executive vice president, 1967-1977, president, 1977-1988, chief Executive officer, 1967-1996, Chairman of the Board, 1988^. Chairman Saunders International B.V., Netherlands. Co-founder, secretary, board directors Dirigo Bank and Trust Company, Augusta, Maine, 1969-1986.

Co-founder, director Cushnoc Bank and Trust Company, Augusta, Maine, 1988-1994. With United States Army, 1945-1947. Patentee in field. Chairman journal ADL Torch of Liberty Award, 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patentee in field.

Membership

Chairman journal ADL Torch of Liberty Award, 1997. With United States Army, 1945-1947. Member Maine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (board directors 1976-1981, chairman manufacturing council 1978-1982), Maine Metal Products Association (board directors 1983-1984), Society Manufacturing Engineers (certified new product engineer), International Business Forms Industries (chairman associates 1976-1977, co-chairman exhibits committee 1978-1982), Order of the Black Leaf, Document Management Industries Association, Business Products Industry Association, Office Products Manufacturers Association (board governors 1988-1994, vice president 1990), American Legion, Masons, Shriners, others.

Connections

Married Lois Evelyn White, June 19, 1948 (deceased October 1986). Children: Albert Henry II, Margaret Jean. Married Eva Homor, July 18, 1987.

Stepchildren: Rodney, Charmaine.

father:
Albert Henry Saunders

mother:
Edith Margaret (Rhodes) Saunders

spouse:
Lois Evelyn White

spouse:
Eva Homor

child:
Albert Henry II Saunders

child:
Margaret Jean Saunders

child:
Rodney Saunders

child:
Charmaine Saunders