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marketing executive

William Robert McCleary, American Marketing executive. Commissioner Housing & Redevelopment Authority, New Ulm, 1973-1983; vice president Heritagefest, New Ulm, 1978-1983; director Herman Stram Pageant, New Ulm, 1977-1980. Member International Society Meeting Planners (registered meeting planner).

Background

McCleary, William Robert was born on July 23, 1939 in Fairmont, Minnesota, United States. Son of Jesse Earl and Beatrice E. (Wilken) McCleary.

Education

Bachelor, Yankton College, 1961. Master of Arts, University South Dakota, 1963.

Career

Instructor speech and theatre, South Dakot State University, Brookings, 1962-1965; instructor speech committee, St. Cloud (Minnesota) State University, 1965-1969; instructor speech, St. John's U., Collegeville, Minnesota, 1965-1966; owner, manager, McCleary Auto Parts, Incorporated, New York Ulm, Minnesota, 1969-1983; marketing manager, Auto Northern Warehouse, Inc., St. Paul, 1983-1997; marketing manager, Auto Parts Headquarters/Auto Value, St. Cloud, since 1997. Assistant debate coach South Dakot State University, 1962-1965. Director forensics St. Cloud State University, 1965-1969.

Membership

Commissioner Housing & Redevelopment Authority, New Ulm, 1973-1983. Vice president Heritagefest, New Ulm, 1978-1983. Director Herman Stram Pageant, New Ulm, 1977-1980.

Member International Society Meeting Planners (registered meeting planner).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, wilderness camping, canoeing.

Connections

Married Mary Collette Hengen, October 12, 1946. Children: Mark William, Kyle William.

father:
Jesse Earl McCleary

mother:
Beatrice E. (Wilken) McCleary

spouse:
Mary Collette Hengen

child:
Kyle William McCleary

child:
Mark William McCleary