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consultant , Finance company executive

Wallace Rutherford Dowd,, American finance company executive, consultant. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal with gold star. Chairman board trustees Lighthouse for Blind, Seattle, 1980—1986; board directors National Industries for Blind, Wayne, New Jersey, 1984—1985; Member of Stanford Business School Association, United States Naval Institute, Shriners, Masons.

Background

Dowd,, Wallace Rutherford was born on July 1, 1921 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Wallace Rutherford and Aloha (Hinz) Dowd.

Education

Bachelor in Business, University Washington, 1942. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1949. Graduate, Naval War College, 1955.

Career

Commissioned ensign, advanced through grades to rear admiral United States Navy, 1942—1968, station destroyer, carrier Pacific, World War II, seaplane tender Pacific, Korea, deputy Commander United States.Naval Forces Vietnam, Commander Naval Supply Systems Command, chief Supply Corps., 1973—1977, retired, 1977. Management consultant Sea-Use Council, Seattle, 1977—1978, VITRO Laboratories, Silver Springs, Maryland, 1978—1986. Various business Seattle, 1978—1986.

Chief Executive Officer Microfilm Technology, Inc., Beaverton, Oregon, 1980—1986, Harman and Associates, Inc., Stanwood, Washington, 1983—1986.

Membership

Chairman board trustees Lighthouse for Blind, Seattle, 1980—1986. Board directors National Industries for Blind, Wayne, New Jersey, 1984—1985. Member of Stanford Business School Association, United States Naval Institute, Shriners, Masons.

Connections

Married Pauline Gresham, December 12, 1942. Children: Patricia, Kathleen.

father:
Wallace Rutherford Dowd

mother:
Aloha (Hinz) Dowd

spouse:
Pauline Gresham

children:
Patricia Dowd,

Kathleen Dowd,