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Ross Neal Clouston

food and related products company executive

Ross Neal Clouston was Canadian food and related products company executive. Decorated Royal Norwegian Order of Merit; recipient Man of Year award National Fisheries Institute, 1985. Served with Royal Canadian Air Force, 1941-1945. Member The Oaks.

Background

Clouston, Ross Neal was born on September 13, 1922 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Came to United States, 1965, naturalized, 1973. Son of Alan Roy and Maude (Neal) Clouston.

Education

Bachelor of Science, McGill University, 1949. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1951.

Career

With fisheries plant, Canada, from 1940. Founder LaSalle Foods Ltd., 1953, Blue Water Sea Food Ltd., Montreal, 1959, Blue Water Sea Food Ltd. (merged into Gorton Corporation, 1963, merged into General Mills, Inc.

1968); president Gorton Group division General Mills, Inc., 1969-1986, chairman, 1986-1987, corporation vice president parent company, 1970-1987. Vice president General Mills Canada Ltd. President National Fisheries Institute, 1975, Fisheries Council Canada, 1962.

Membership

Served with Royal Canadian Air Force, 1941-1945. Member The Oaks.

Connections

Married Brenda Kerson, February 12, 1944. Children: Robert, Brendan.