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food store chain executive

Richard Franklin Wilson, American food store chain executive.

Background

Wilson, Richard Franklin was born on December 17, 1936 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Robinson William and Beulah Virginia (Whitfield) Wilson.

Education

Bachelor in Business, Northeastern State University, 1959.

Career

Assistant store manager Safeway Stores Inc., Tulsa, 1959-1961, store manager, 1961-1964, Safeway brands manager, 1964-1966, pricing section manager, 1966-1968. District manager Little Rock, 1968-1974. Retail operations manager Kansas City, Missouri, 1974-1976, Los Angeles, 1976-1979.

Division manager, vice president Kansas City, 1979-1988. President, chief executive officer Food Barn Stores Inc, 1988.

Membership

Trustee Baptist Health Systems, Kansas City, Missouri, since 1985, Mid American Nazarene College, Olathe, Kansas, since 1984. Board directors Salvation Army, Kansas City, Missouri, 1986, Kansas Food Bank, Wichita, 1986. Member national board Future Farmers American.

Member Kansas City Food & Beverage Council (national spirit of life award 1986), Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. Lodge: Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Children: Ronald Jackson, Ronda Jena.

father:
Robinson William Wilson

mother:
Beulah Virginia (Whitfield) Wilson

child:
Ronald Jackson Wilson

child:
Ronda Jena Wilson