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food company executive

Richard Leroy Chisholm, American food company executive. Recipient Boss of Year award Missoula Credit and Professional Women International, 1967.

Background

Chisholm, Richard Leroy was born on March 13, 1932 in Great Falls, Montana, United States. Son of Joseph Francis and Genevieve Lena (Allum) Chisholm.

Education

Bachelor, College of Great Falls, 1954. Postgraduate, La Salle Extension University, 1956. Postgraduate, Harvard University Business School, 1978.

Career

General manager BeaTRICE Foods, Missoula, Montana, 1963-1971. Group president Beatrice Foods, Honolulu, 1971-1974, Denver, 1974-1981, regional president Chicago, since 1981, corporation vice president, division president, senior vice president, since 1983.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

Life is not about things, possessions, or money, but about relationships.

Membership

Coach Little League Baseball, Denver. Board directors St. Patrick's Hospital, Missoula, Junior Achievement, 1965-1969, Honolulu council Boy Scouts, Oahu Land Development, Honolulu. Member Milk Industry Foundation (director 1982), United Dairy Industries Assn (director since 1982), Missoula Shippers Association (co-founder), Missoula Chamber of Commerce (vice president), Montana Taxpayers Association Clubs: Waialae Golf and Country.

Pacific (Honolulu); Missoula Country. Valley Country (Denver), Brown Palace (Denver). Monroe (Chicago); University Montana Century (president, treasurer Missoula).

Toastmasters International (president, treasurer Great Falls). Lodges: Rotary.

Connections

Married Marilyn Ruth Wadsworth, April 3, 1955. Children: Linda Marie Chisholm Wiley, David Richard, Dean Daniel.

father:
Joseph Francis Chisholm

mother:
Genevieve Lena (Allum) Chisholm

spouse:
Marilyn Ruth Wadsworth

child:
David Richard Chisholm

child:
Linda Marie Chisholm Wiley Chisholm

child:
Dean Daniel Chisholm