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food and related products company executive

Ross Neal Clouston, 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. M C.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

With fisheries plant, Nova Scoti, Canada, from 1940;founder, LaSalle Foods Ltd., 1953;founder, Blue Water Sea Food Ltd., Montreal, 1959;founder, Blue Water Sea Food Ltd. (merged into Gorton Corporation, 1963, merged intoGen. Mills, Inc. 1968)president, Gorton Group division General Mills, Inc., 1969-1986;chairman, Gorton Group division General Mills, Inc., 1986-1987;corporation vice president parent company, Gorton Group division General Mills, Inc., 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. M C.

Connections

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

father:
Alan Roy Clouston

mother:
Maude (Neal) Clouston

spouse:
Brenda Kerson

child:
Robert Clouston

child:
Brendan Clouston