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hotel and contract services executive

Richard Edwin Marriott, American hotel and contract services executive. Named one of Forbes 400: Richest Americans, since 2006. Member National Commission Against Drunk Driving; trustee Boys Clubs American, Dole Foundation for Employemnt of Persons with Disabilities; chairman Marriott Foundation People with Disabilities. Member National Restaurant Association, Sigma Chi.

Background

Marriott, Richard Edwin was born on January 9, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of John Willard and Alice Taylor (Sheets) Marriott.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Utah, 1963. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1965.

Career

With, Marriott Corporation, Washington, since 1965;group vice president restaurant operations, Marriott Corporation, Washington, 1976-1978;corporation group vice president restaurant and theme park operations, Marriott Corporation, Washington, 1979-1984;executive vice president, Marriott Corporation, Washington, 1984;vice chairman, Marriott Corporation, Washington, since 1986;also board directors, Marriott Corporation, Washington. Chairman, Board Of Directors Media Corporation, since 1973. Board directors Riggs National Bank of Washington.

Views

God is literally the father of every human being. He has a body, and emotions like human beings. Therefore it is possible to have very close and personal relationship between God and each individual.

Membership

Member National Commission Against Drunk Driving. Trustee Boys Clubs American, Dole Foundation for Employemnt of Persons with Disabilities. Chairman Marriott Foundation People with Disabilities.

Member National Restaurant Association, Sigma Chi.

Connections

Married Nancy Peery, March 20, 1962. Children: Julie Ann, Sandra, Karen, Mary Alice.

father:
John Willard Marriott

mother:
Alice Taylor (Sheets) Marriott

spouse:
Nancy Peery

child:
Julie Ann Marriott

child:
Sandra Marriott

child:
Karen Marriott

child:
Mary Alice Marriott