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distribution company executive

Wiley North Caldwell, American distribution company executive. Member of advisory board J.L. Kellogg Graduate School, Northwestern University, member Northwestern University Associations With United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member Indian Hill Club, Chicago Club, Old Elm Club, The Economics Club Chicago, The Chicago Committee.

Background

Caldwell, Wiley North was born on April 24, 1927 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Wiley North and Jean (Clarke) Caldwell.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1950. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1952.

Career

Manager production control, Waste King Corporation, Los Angeles, 1952-1954;vice president, co-founder, Poroloy Equipment, Inc., Van Nuys, California, 1954-1958;director sales and marketing Bendix Filter division, Poroloy Equipment, Inc., Van Nuys, California, 1958-1960;vice president, Jamieson laboratories, Inc., Van Nuys, 1960-1961;vice president marketing, executive vice president, McGaw laboratories, American Hospital Supply Corporation, Los Angeles, Chicago, 1961-1969;vice president international, American Hospital Supply Corporation, Chicago, 1969-1972;president Midwest Dental division, American Hospital Supply Corporation, Chicago, 1972-1977;vice president operations distribution group, W.W. Grainger, Inc., Skokie, Illinois, 1977-1978;president distribution group, W.W. Grainger, Inc., Skokie, Illinois, 1978-1981;executive vice president, W.W. Grainger, Inc., Skokie, Illinois, 1981-1984;president, W.W. Grainger, Inc., Skokie, Illinois, 1984-1992;retired, 1992;also board directors, W.W. Grainger, Inc., Skokie, Illinois, 1979-1993;retired, 1993. Board directors Kewaunee Science Corporation, Statesville, North Carolina, Consolidated Papers, Inc., Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Inc., Illinois, The Presbyterian Home, Evanston, Illinois, Chicago Foundation for Education.

Membership

Member of advisory board J.L. Kellogg Graduate School, Northwestern University, member Northwestern University Associations With United States Navy, 1945-1946. Member Indian Hill Club, Chicago Club, Old Elm Club, The Economics Club Chicago, The Chicago Committee.

Connections

Married Joanne Humphrey, March 25, 1950. Children: David, Wendy, Charles, Thomas.

father:
Wiley North Caldwell

mother:
Jean (Clarke) Caldwell

spouse:
Joanne Humphrey

child:
David Caldwell

child:
Wendy Caldwell

child:
Charles Caldwell

child:
Thomas Caldwell