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Hotel company executive

Peter Van Kleeck, American hotel company executive.


Kleeck, Peter Van was born on February 1, 1938 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of LeRoy W. and Myrtis P. Van Kleeck.


Bachelor, Michigan State University, 1960.


Management trainee Sheraton Corporation, Boston, 1960-1963. Administrative assistant Sheraton Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, 1963-1964. Resident manager Sheraton-Dallas, 1964-1967, Sheraton Boston, 1967-1970.

Manager Sheraton Waikiki, Honolulu, 1970-1971. Vice president, director operations support Sheraton Corporation, 1971-1979. Executive vice president Saunders Hotel Company, Boston, 1979-1982, president, chief operating officer, since 1982.

Chairman board trustees Greater Boston Hotel Employees Health, Welfare & Pension Fund (Taft Hartley Fund), 1987. Executive committee Steigenberger reservation service Steigenberger Hotels, Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany. Member Massachusetts Convention and Tourism task force.

Board directors, past chairman Reach Out Inc., Dover, Massachusetts.


Treasurer Better Business Bureau Eastern Massachusetts, 1986, board directors, since 1983, executive committee, since 1986, finance committee. Vice chairman executive committee Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, since 1986, board directors, since 1985. Board directors Greater Boston Ileitis and Colitis Foundation, since 1983.

Board overseers Mount Ida College, since 1990. Member Hotel Sales Management Association International, Greater Boston Hotel Association (president 1986-1987, chairman board 1988), American Society Travel Agents, International Foundation Employee Benefit Plans, International Hotel Association, Greater Boston City of Chamber (board directors since 1985), Dallas Chamber of C. (triple life), Yankee Draft Horse Association, Clydesdale Breeders Association United States, American Forest Institute (registered tree farmer). Clubs: 100 of Massachusetts, Dedham Country, Polo.


Married Gail L. Heustis, September 19, 1959 (divorced November 1986). Children: Kimberli, Peter Kenneth.

LeRoy W.

Myrtis P. Van Kleeck

Gail L. Heustis

Kimberli Kleeck

Peter Kenneth Kleeck