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ceramic tile distribution executive

Rollin Blackford Child, American ceramic tile distribution executive.

Background

Child, Rollin Blackford was born on May 9, 1915 in Findlay, Ohio, United States. Son of D. Earl and Anna Margaret (Blackford) Child.

Education

Bachelor, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1937.

Career

Vice president Miller City Tile Company, Saginaw, Michigan, 1937-1938. Sales representative Hancock Brick and Tile, Findlay, Ohio, 1938-1941. Supervisor of investigators Office of Price Administration, Cleveland, 1941-1945, senior business specialist Washington, 1945-1946.

Sales representative United States Ceramics, Canton, Ohio, 1946-1959. Chairman board directors Rollin B. Child, Inc., Minneapolis, from 1959.

Membership

Clerk and chairman Board Education District 270, Hopkins, Minnesota, 1952-1971. Board governors Methodist Hospital, Minneapolis, since 1972, Chapelview Residence and Apartments, Hopkins, since 1968. Member Minneapolis-St. Paul Construction Specifications Institute (treasurer 1960-1962), Ceramic Tile Distributors Association (board directors since 1985), National Floor Covering Distributors (board directors 1971-1974).

Lodges: Rotary (past president Hopkins Minnesota club), Elks.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Boating, fishing.

Connections

Married Virginia Lowrie Thomson, November 10, 1945. Children: Rollin Thomson, Rodger Earl, Nancy Anne Child Johnson.

father:
D. Earl Child

mother:
Anna Margaret (Blackford) Child

spouse:
Virginia Lowrie Thomson

child:
Rollin Thomson Child

child:
Rodger Earl Child

child:
Nancy Anne Child Johnson Child