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tourism/convention executive

Leonard Edward Rolston, American tourism/convention executive.

Background

Rolston, Leonard Edward was born on July 31, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Reginald S. and Mildred I. (Sovereen) Rolston.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Wayne State University, 1954.

Career

Methods and systems analyst Ford Motor Company, 1954-1956. Convention sales manager Metropolitan Detroit Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1956-1964, president, chief executive officer, 1964-1977. President, chief executive officer Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Council, since 1977.

Membership

Member International Association Convention and Visitors Bureaus (past-president), Texas Association Convention and Visitors Bureaus (past president), Michigan Association Convention and Visitors Bureaus (past president), Travel Industry Association (past director), Convention Liaison Council (past chairman), Wayne State University Alumni Association (past director, past director fund), Houston Chamber of Commerce C.

Connections

Married Janet Marie Randall, September 4, 1953. Children– Susan, Pamela and Patricia (twins), Kathleen.

father:
Reginald S. Rolston

mother:
Mildred I. (Sovereen) Rolston

spouse:
Janet Marie Randall

child:
Susan Rolston

child:
Pamela and Patricia Rolston (twins)

child:
Kathleen Rolston