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Manufacturing company executive

Walter Lawrence Orwin, American manufacturing executive. Co-trustee F.W. and Elsie L. Heyl Foundation, since 1975; board directors Bronson Hospital Health Foundation, Kalamazoo, since 1986. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member of Kalamazoo Country (president 1978-1979); Yale (New York City), Kiwanis (local president 1969-1970).

Background

Orwin, Walter Lawrence was born on August 26, 1927 in Des Moines. Son of Milton Lawrence and Gladys (Rosenbaum) Orwin.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1950.

Career

With, Kalamazoo (Michigan) Pant Company, 1951-1967;president, Kalamazoo (Michigan) Pant Company, 1968-1969;president, Kazoo, Inc., Kalamazoo, 1970-1989;president, chief Executive officer, Seminole Manufacturing Company, Columbus, Mississippi, since 1989. Board directors First American Bank Michigan, First American Bank Corporation, Seminole Manufacturing Company.

Membership

Co-trustee F.W. and Elsie L. Heyl Foundation, since 1975. Board directors Bronson Hospital Health Foundation, Kalamazoo, since 1986. Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946.

Member of Kalamazoo Country (president 1978-1979). Yale (New York City), Kiwanis (local president 1969-1970).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, hunting, fishing.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ann Hutton, October 16, 1954. Children: Angela, W. Lawrence.

father:
Milton Lawrence Orwin

mother:
Gladys (Rosenbaum) Orwin

spouse:
Elizabeth Ann Hutton

child:
Angela Orwin

child:
W. Lawrence Orwin