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marketing executive

Lola Merle McKay, American marketing executive. Sustaining member Republican National Committee, since 1976; member Republican Senatorial Committee, since 1980, Commonwealth Republican Women's Club, Alexandria, since 1984; Member of Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, American Marketing Association.

Background

McKay, Lola Merle was born on January 6, 1930 in Jacksonville, Texas, United States. Daughter of Clarence Malcomb and Joe Dee (Rountree) Reagan.

Education

Associate of Arts, Jacksonville Junior College, 1948. Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1950.

Career

Public relations assistant to president city council and acting mayor, New York City, 1950—1954. Corporation secretary, director Executive Search and Technology Recruiting Company, 1954—1959. Administrative assistant international relations National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council, Washington, 1959—1962.

Partner, management consultant Marketing Innovations Company, Washington and Arlington, Virginia, 1962—1970, Houston, 1977—1983, owner, management consultant Alexandria, Virginia, since 1983. General services administrator Ferris & Company, Inc., Washington, 1970—1977.

Religion

God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

Politics

The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

Views

Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.

Membership

Sustaining member Republican National Committee, since 1976. Member Republican Senatorial Committee, since 1980, Commonwealth Republican Women's Club, Alexandria, since 1984. Member of Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, American Marketing Association.

Connections

Married Lawrence Brian McKay, March 10, 1950 (deceased October 1982).

father:
Clarence Malcomb Reagan

mother:
Joe Dee (Rountree) Reagan

spouse:
Lawrence Brian McKay