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Health care manufacturing company executive

Lester Everett Hammar, American Health care manufacturing company executive. Member audit committee City of Lake Forest; ruling elder, clerk of session 1st Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest; board directors Haven, Clara Abbott Fund. First lieutenant Field Artillery, Army of the United States, 1951-1952. Member Fin Executives Institute, American Management Association (former chairman finance county, board member), 100 of Lake Country Club.

Background

Hammar, Lester Everett was born on December 15, 1927 in Tillamook, Oregon, United States. Son of Leo E. and Harriet L. (Parsons) Hammar.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Oregon State University, 1950. Master of Business Administration, Washington University, 1964.

Career

With, Montsanto Company, 1952-1969;controller, Monsanto-Europe, 1966-1969;vice president, controller, Smith Kline & French laboratories, Philadelphia, 1969-1972;vice president, controller, Abbott laboratories, North Chicago, Illinois, 1972-1988;retired. Board directors Mulitflex, Inc. Board of trustees Asia House Investments.

Project manager Executive Svc. Corporation Chicago.

Membership

Member audit committee City of Lake Forest. Ruling elder, clerk of session 1st Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest. Board directors Haven, Clara Abbott Fund.

Board directors Teton County Housing Authority. Director, treasurer Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Senior Citizens Foundation 1st lieutenant Field Artillery, Army of the United States, 1951-1952. Member Fin Executives Institute, American Management Association (former chairman finance council, board member), 100 Club of Lake Country Club.

Connections

Married Margrit Steigl, May 9, 1964. Children: Lawrence, Thomas, Stephanie.

father:
Leo E. Hammar

mother:
Harriet L. (Parsons) Hammar

spouse:
Margrit Steigl

child:
Lawrence Hammar

child:
Thomas Hammar

child:
Stephanie Hammar