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Caterer

Lucy Townsend Wheler, American caterer. Member of League of Women Voters (vice president, president 1999—2001, chairman fundraising 2001-2002), National Association of Female Executives, International Association Culinary Professionals, Women Business Owners Connection, National Caterers Association, Greater Cazenovia Chamber of Commerce, Cazenovia Garden Club, Syracuse Garden Club (chairman conservation since 1997, president since 2002).

Background

Wheler, Lucy Townsend was born on September 7, 1955 in Buffalo. Daughter of Lyman Bass Townsend and Lucy (Battel) Hamilton.

Education

Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1977.

Career

Chef, kitchen manager, Floating through Europe, Inc., New York City, 1978;owner, L. M. Collge Pharmacy Townsend Catering, New York City, 1979;chef, Peppermill Restaurant, Cooperstown, New York, 1980-1981;head chef, kitchen manager, Terrace Cafe, Cooperstown, 1982-1983;head chef, kitchen manager, Sportsman's Tavern, Fly Creek, New York, 1984;manager, Restaurant Associations/Savories Restaurant, New York City, 1985-1986;chef, kitchen manager, Tunicliff Inn, Cooperstown, 1987-1988;owner, L. M. Collge Pharmacy Townsend Catering, Cazenovia, New York, since 1990.

Membership

Member of League of Women Voters (vice president, president 1999—2001, chairman fundraising 2001-2002), National Association of Female Executives, International Association Culinary Professionals, Women Business Owners Connection, National Caterers Association, Greater Cazenovia Chamber of Commerce, Cazenovia Garden Club, Syracuse Garden Club (chairman conservation since 1997, president since 2002).

Connections

Married Walter Edward Irving II, April 12, 1982 (divorced 1991). Children: Lucy Walker Irving, James Lyman Irving, Walter Edward Irving III. Married Bradford Wheler, September 12, 1992 (divorced).

father:
Lyman Bass Townsend Hamilton

mother:
Lucy (Battel) Hamilton

spouse:
Walter Edward Irving II

spouse:
Bradford Wheler

child:
Lucy Walker Irving Wheler

child:
James Lyman Irving Wheler

child:
Walter Edward Irving III Wheler