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Manufacturing executive

William Eugene Shopher, American manufacturing executive.

Background

Shopher, William Eugene was born on January 22, 1926 in St. Louis. Son of Joseph E. and Tuna (Blakeburn) Shopher.

Education

Student, St. Louis University, 1946—1947. Student, Washington U.55, 1955—1956. Student, Harvard Graduate School Business, 1965.

Career

Director purchasing Cherry-Burrell, Cedar Rapids, Chicago, 1963—1968. With Weyerhaeuser Company, 1968—1974. Manager purchasing system, raining Tacoma, 1968.

Director purchasing Lockwood Corporation, Gering, Nebraska, since 1974. Lecturer University Wisconsin Management Extension Division, since 1966. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946, served with United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1952.

Membership

President, board directors Scottsbluff/Gering United Way, 1970—1980, board directors, 1979—1982. Mem.edn. advisory committee Chadron State College Vocational School. Board directors Western Nebraska unit American Cancer Society, 1980.

Active member Scottsbluff/Gering Clean Communities Commission, 1981—1983. Member of Scottsbluff/Gering Chamber of Commerce (chairman education committee 1977-1978, 1981-1983, director since 1984), National Association Purchasing Managers (steel executive committee since 1979).

Connections

Married Emogean J. Smith, February 3, 1946. Children: Patricia Ann, Jacqulyn Marie.

father:
Joseph E. Shopher

mother:
Tuna (Blakeburn) Shopher

spouse:
Emogean J. Smith

child:
Patricia Ann Shopher

child:
Jacqulyn Marie Shopher