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Manufacturers representative

Richard Alfred Reid, French, American manufacturers representative. Chairman emeritus Service Corps. Retired Executives Association, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1988-1999. Captain United States Army, 1939-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Central Pennsylvania Confectionery Salesmen's Club Inc. (president 1958-1997).

Background

Reid, Richard Alfred was born on June 7, 1918 in Neuilly-Sur-Seine, France. Came to the United States, 1918. Son of William H. and F. Isabelle (Goodwin) Reid.

Education

Student, Ohio University, Athens, 1938.

Career

Machinist Lima (Ohio) Locomotive Company, 1935-1937, Ohio Steel Foundry Company, Lima, 1937-1939. Office manager United States War Assets Administration, Philadelphia, 1945-1947. Office manager, division manager James O. Welch Company, Pittsburgh, 1947-1957, territory salesman eastern Pennsylvania, 1957-1976, Nabisco Candy Company, 1976-1979.

Manufacturers representative eastern Pennsylvania, 1980-1997.

Membership

Chairman emeritus Service Corps. Retired Executives Association, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1988-1999. Captain United States Army, 1939-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Member Central Pennsylvania Confectionery Salesmen's Club Inc. (president 1958-1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, shopwork, travel.

Connections

Married R. Crystelle Covington, April 18, 1942 (deceased March 1981). 1 child, Gary Watkins (deceased). Married Joan Elizabeth Crawford, May 23, 1985.

Children: Eric Edward, Kurt W., Mark H., Garth Robert.

father:
William H. Reid

mother:
F. Isabelle (Goodwin) Reid

spouses:
R. Crystelle Covington

Joan Elizabeth Crawford

children:
Gary Watkins Reid (deceased)

Eric Edward Reid

Kurt W. Reid

Mark H. Reid

Garth Robert Reid