G David Reynolds Jr, G Keith Funk, Greg LaLonde, Robert 'Bob' Grasmere  John Nooney, WCAI, 1959(800px X 1023px)							Biographies are available for:														G Keith Funk						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1956, 1957. Culligan Water Conditioning, Eagleville, Pa. Owner of several dealerships on the Philadelphia Mainline; considered one of nation's largest water conditioning retail operations. Pettit Award, winner for work as chairman of 1965 International Water Quality Symposium that featured Robert Kennedy and a multitude of government, industry figures. Symposium was in large part his conception. WQRC director since 1963. Has, mostly behind the scenes, conditioned much of the industry's thinking regarding the future. Married to Ann, with four children. Son, Buzz, active in business. Instrument-rated as a pilot, flies his own Beechcraft aircraft. Meek appearance hides gutsy determination, remarkable insight.											Robert Grasmere						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1960, 1961. Mountain Soft Water, Maplewood, New Jersey. Respectfully referred to as the industry intellectual. Balances a keen, inquisitive mind with sound business sense. Senior class president at Rutgers U.; left college much-honored to pursue an additional degree in law at Cornell. College band leader, naval officer and, in 1956 water conditioning dealer. Recipient of Ralph Lloyd Jones Award, Pettit Award for industry service. Was chairman of the WCAI Philadelphia convention. Traveled 35,000 miles as WCAI president. Has headed virtually every local business and social organization. is now second-term Mayor of Maplewood. Father of five, he is supplemented nicely by sparkling wife, Evelyn.											Greg LaLonde						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive.
G David Reynolds Jr, G Keith Funk, Greg LaLonde, Robert 'Bob' Grasmere John Nooney, WCAI, 1959(800px X 1023px) Biographies are available for: G Keith Funk From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1956, 1957. Culligan Water Conditioning, Eagleville, Pa. Owner of several dealerships on the Philadelphia Mainline; considered one of nation's largest water conditioning retail operations. Pettit Award, winner for work as chairman of 1965 International Water Quality Symposium that featured Robert Kennedy and a multitude of government, industry figures. Symposium was in large part his conception. WQRC director since 1963. Has, mostly behind the scenes, conditioned much of the industry's thinking regarding the future. Married to Ann, with four children. Son, Buzz, active in business. Instrument-rated as a pilot, flies his own Beechcraft aircraft. Meek appearance hides gutsy determination, remarkable insight. Robert Grasmere From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1960, 1961. Mountain Soft Water, Maplewood, New Jersey. Respectfully referred to as the industry intellectual. Balances a keen, inquisitive mind with sound business sense. Senior class president at Rutgers U.; left college much-honored to pursue an additional degree in law at Cornell. College band leader, naval officer and, in 1956 water conditioning dealer. Recipient of Ralph Lloyd Jones Award, Pettit Award for industry service. Was chairman of the WCAI Philadelphia convention. Traveled 35,000 miles as WCAI president. Has headed virtually every local business and social organization. is now second-term Mayor of Maplewood. Father of five, he is supplemented nicely by sparkling wife, Evelyn. Greg LaLonde From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive.
F Wayne Packard, George L Graham, Robert L 'Bob' Moody, Beverly G 'Bev' Hurst, Merrill Fie, George Klumb  Ray Cross, Past Pettit Award Winners, WCAI,  1972(800px X 556px)			F Wayne Packard, George Graham, Robert 'Bob' Moody, Bev Hurst, Merrill Fie, George Klumb and Ray Cross 				Biographies are available for:														Ray E Cross						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1959, 1960. Culligan Water Conditioning, Ann Arbor, Mich. Holds BS in chemical engineering and Masters Degree in chemistry. Was once chief metallurgist and process development engineer for Maryland Sanitary & Manufacturing Co. and Michigan Light Alloys. A Pettit Award winner for industry contributions. Insurance management for WCAI as trustee and advisor. Is married, with four children. A thinker; always with a smile.											Merrill R Fie						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1967, 1968. Mile-Hi Culligan, Englewood, Colorado. Also operates Deep Rock Water Company, selling bottled artesian and distilled water, selling and renting water coolers. Goal is to become a "Department Store for Water." University of Nebraska graduate, is considered an excellent businessman. Wife, Dorie, is vivacious, out-going, complementing his shy, somewhat reserved demeanor. has two daughters. Very active in civic, church affairs.											Robert L 'Bob'  Moody						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1961, 1962. Culligan Water Conditioning, Inglewood, Calif. A Pettit Award winner, highest honor the industry has to offer. Chartter president and organizer of PWCA. Father once held Culligan dealership for Los Angeles County; subsequently has become 26 different dealerships. Has taken strong role in Quality Water Education Comnmittee which fights industry problems on West Coast. Long on board of Water Quality Research Council. Over the years, one of industry's strongest leaders. Constituted when problems arise, respected for character, ideas. Navy Commander in Reserves. First class pilot, golfer. Married to Janet with four youngsters.											F Wayne Packard						From Water Conditioning, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1952. Culligan Water Conditioning, Minneapolis, Minn. Owner of several water conditioning operations which, in total, are thought to represent the largest dealership in the country. Pettit Award winner. One of Minnesota's most respected businessmen; has taken leadership role in State's water resources work. Was president of Minneapolis Better Business Bureau. Serving as example and inspiration, has probably done more than any single dealer to raise the standards of the industry. Was director of WQRC and twice president. Charter member and past president of the Minnesota Water Conditioning Association. Three children. Widely traveled, accompanied by lovely wife, Mary.
F Wayne Packard, George L Graham, Robert L 'Bob' Moody, Beverly G 'Bev' Hurst, Merrill Fie, George Klumb Ray Cross, Past Pettit Award Winners, WCAI, 1972(800px X 556px) F Wayne Packard, George Graham, Robert 'Bob' Moody, Bev Hurst, Merrill Fie, George Klumb and Ray Cross Biographies are available for: Ray E Cross From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1959, 1960. Culligan Water Conditioning, Ann Arbor, Mich. Holds BS in chemical engineering and Masters Degree in chemistry. Was once chief metallurgist and process development engineer for Maryland Sanitary & Manufacturing Co. and Michigan Light Alloys. A Pettit Award winner for industry contributions. Insurance management for WCAI as trustee and advisor. Is married, with four children. A thinker; always with a smile. Merrill R Fie From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1967, 1968. Mile-Hi Culligan, Englewood, Colorado. Also operates Deep Rock Water Company, selling bottled artesian and distilled water, selling and renting water coolers. Goal is to become a "Department Store for Water." University of Nebraska graduate, is considered an excellent businessman. Wife, Dorie, is vivacious, out-going, complementing his shy, somewhat reserved demeanor. has two daughters. Very active in civic, church affairs. Robert L 'Bob' Moody From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1961, 1962. Culligan Water Conditioning, Inglewood, Calif. A Pettit Award winner, highest honor the industry has to offer. Chartter president and organizer of PWCA. Father once held Culligan dealership for Los Angeles County; subsequently has become 26 different dealerships. Has taken strong role in Quality Water Education Comnmittee which fights industry problems on West Coast. Long on board of Water Quality Research Council. Over the years, one of industry's strongest leaders. Constituted when problems arise, respected for character, ideas. Navy Commander in Reserves. First class pilot, golfer. Married to Janet with four youngsters. F Wayne Packard From Water Conditioning, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1952. Culligan Water Conditioning, Minneapolis, Minn. Owner of several water conditioning operations which, in total, are thought to represent the largest dealership in the country. Pettit Award winner. One of Minnesota's most respected businessmen; has taken leadership role in State's water resources work. Was president of Minneapolis Better Business Bureau. Serving as example and inspiration, has probably done more than any single dealer to raise the standards of the industry. Was director of WQRC and twice president. Charter member and past president of the Minnesota Water Conditioning Association. Three children. Widely traveled, accompanied by lovely wife, Mary.
W Gordon Miller, Al McCommon (Culligan), Duane Moe  Greg LaLonde, WCAI, 1973(800px X 630px)							Biographies are available for:														Alvin L 'Al' McCommon						From Water Conditioning Sales, November 1972: Congenial. Even-tempered. Astute. These are three of many superlatives that apply to the new president of the Water Conditioning Association International. He's a Culligan dealer in Santa Cruz, California with a 24-year record of successful business operation. McCommon, long active in the Pacific Water Conditioning Association as a director, has served WCAI as a director, then vice president. He is a pilot and, as they will attest in Mexico and Hawaii, an expert fisherman. Usually accompanied by his vivacious wife, Midge, McCommon is a familiar visitor at  virtually all industry functions.											W Gordon 'Gordy' Miller						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1968, 1969. Culligan Water Conditioning, Marlette, Michigan. At 36, he was the youngest president. Educated (BA from Carleton College, MS from Syracuse), he married the daughter of a water conditioning dealer and not too long thereafter bought his present business. Helped organize the Michigan Water Conditioning Association. Married, with three youngsters, he's a 'questioner', probing all sides of a problem. Lanky, conservative, accustomed to leadership roles.											Greg LaLonde						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive.
W Gordon Miller, Al McCommon (Culligan), Duane Moe Greg LaLonde, WCAI, 1973(800px X 630px) Biographies are available for: Alvin L 'Al' McCommon From Water Conditioning Sales, November 1972: Congenial. Even-tempered. Astute. These are three of many superlatives that apply to the new president of the Water Conditioning Association International. He's a Culligan dealer in Santa Cruz, California with a 24-year record of successful business operation. McCommon, long active in the Pacific Water Conditioning Association as a director, has served WCAI as a director, then vice president. He is a pilot and, as they will attest in Mexico and Hawaii, an expert fisherman. Usually accompanied by his vivacious wife, Midge, McCommon is a familiar visitor at virtually all industry functions. W Gordon 'Gordy' Miller From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1968, 1969. Culligan Water Conditioning, Marlette, Michigan. At 36, he was the youngest president. Educated (BA from Carleton College, MS from Syracuse), he married the daughter of a water conditioning dealer and not too long thereafter bought his present business. Helped organize the Michigan Water Conditioning Association. Married, with three youngsters, he's a 'questioner', probing all sides of a problem. Lanky, conservative, accustomed to leadership roles. Greg LaLonde From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive.
Alvin L 'Al' McCommon, Charles  Mrs Wooster (WCAI), F Wayne Packard & Greg LaLonde, Culligan, 1973(800px X 627px)							Biographies are available for:														Greg LaLonde						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive.											Alvin L 'Al' McCommon						From Water Conditioning Sales, November 1972: Congenial. Even-tempered. Astute. These are three of many superlatives that apply to the new president of the Water Conditioning Association International. He's a Culligan dealer in Santa Cruz, California with a 24-year record of successful business operation. McCommon, long active in the Pacific Water Conditioning Association as a director, has served WCAI as a director, then vice president. He is a pilot and, as they will attest in Mexico and Hawaii, an expert fisherman. Usually accompanied by his vivacious wife, Midge, McCommon is a familiar visitor at  virtually all industry functions.											F Wayne Packard						From Water Conditioning, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1952. Culligan Water Conditioning, Minneapolis, Minn. Owner of several water conditioning operations which, in total, are thought to represent the largest dealership in the country. Pettit Award winner. One of Minnesota's most respected businessmen; has taken leadership role in State's water resources work. Was president of Minneapolis Better Business Bureau. Serving as example and inspiration, has probably done more than any single dealer to raise the standards of the industry. Was director of WQRC and twice president. Charter member and past president of the Minnesota Water Conditioning Association. Three children. Widely traveled, accompanied by lovely wife, Mary.											Charles C Wooster						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI Secretary Treasurer. This gentleman was never president of WCAI or, for that matter, a water conditioning dealer. An attorney, partner in a flourishing Chicago law firm, Wooster has nevertheless served water conditioning longer than any single individual.
Alvin L 'Al' McCommon, Charles Mrs Wooster (WCAI), F Wayne Packard & Greg LaLonde, Culligan, 1973(800px X 627px) Biographies are available for: Greg LaLonde From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive. Alvin L 'Al' McCommon From Water Conditioning Sales, November 1972: Congenial. Even-tempered. Astute. These are three of many superlatives that apply to the new president of the Water Conditioning Association International. He's a Culligan dealer in Santa Cruz, California with a 24-year record of successful business operation. McCommon, long active in the Pacific Water Conditioning Association as a director, has served WCAI as a director, then vice president. He is a pilot and, as they will attest in Mexico and Hawaii, an expert fisherman. Usually accompanied by his vivacious wife, Midge, McCommon is a familiar visitor at virtually all industry functions. F Wayne Packard From Water Conditioning, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1952. Culligan Water Conditioning, Minneapolis, Minn. Owner of several water conditioning operations which, in total, are thought to represent the largest dealership in the country. Pettit Award winner. One of Minnesota's most respected businessmen; has taken leadership role in State's water resources work. Was president of Minneapolis Better Business Bureau. Serving as example and inspiration, has probably done more than any single dealer to raise the standards of the industry. Was director of WQRC and twice president. Charter member and past president of the Minnesota Water Conditioning Association. Three children. Widely traveled, accompanied by lovely wife, Mary. Charles C Wooster From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI Secretary Treasurer. This gentleman was never president of WCAI or, for that matter, a water conditioning dealer. An attorney, partner in a flourishing Chicago law firm, Wooster has nevertheless served water conditioning longer than any single individual.
Greg LaLonde  Robert L 'Bob' Moody, Culligan(800px X 642px)							Biographies are available for:														Greg LaLonde						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive.											Robert L 'Bob'  Moody						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1961, 1962. Culligan Water Conditioning, Inglewood, Calif. A Pettit Award winner, highest honor the industry has to offer. Chartter president and organizer of PWCA. Father once held Culligan dealership for Los Angeles County; subsequently has become 26 different dealerships. Has taken strong role in Quality Water Education Comnmittee which fights industry problems on West Coast. Long on board of Water Quality Research Council. Over the years, one of industry's strongest leaders. Constituted when problems arise, respected for character, ideas. Navy Commander in Reserves. First class pilot, golfer. Married to Janet with four youngsters.
Greg LaLonde Robert L 'Bob' Moody, Culligan(800px X 642px) Biographies are available for: Greg LaLonde From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive. Robert L 'Bob' Moody From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1961, 1962. Culligan Water Conditioning, Inglewood, Calif. A Pettit Award winner, highest honor the industry has to offer. Chartter president and organizer of PWCA. Father once held Culligan dealership for Los Angeles County; subsequently has become 26 different dealerships. Has taken strong role in Quality Water Education Comnmittee which fights industry problems on West Coast. Long on board of Water Quality Research Council. Over the years, one of industry's strongest leaders. Constituted when problems arise, respected for character, ideas. Navy Commander in Reserves. First class pilot, golfer. Married to Janet with four youngsters.
Greg LaLonde, Joe Gallagher, Robert L 'Bob' Moody  Donald Porth, Culligan, 1964(700px X 791px)							Biographies are available for:														Joseph E Gallagher						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1962, 1963. Culligan Water Conditioning, Anderson, Ind. Businessman, world traveler, bon vivant, family man, not necessarily in that order. Paripatetic, his interests include businesses in Africa, Bolivia, Trinidad. On board of Cerebral Palsy Association, Children to Children, Inc. College Development Board of Marymount College, many others. President of Indiana Water Conditioning Association for three years. Family of eight youngsters, anchored by pretty wife, Marilyn. Boundless energy.											Greg LaLonde						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive.											Robert L 'Bob'  Moody						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1961, 1962. Culligan Water Conditioning, Inglewood, Calif. A Pettit Award winner, highest honor the industry has to offer. Chartter president and organizer of PWCA. Father once held Culligan dealership for Los Angeles County; subsequently has become 26 different dealerships. Has taken strong role in Quality Water Education Comnmittee which fights industry problems on West Coast. Long on board of Water Quality Research Council. Over the years, one of industry's strongest leaders. Constituted when problems arise, respected for character, ideas. Navy Commander in Reserves. First class pilot, golfer. Married to Janet with four youngsters.
Greg LaLonde, Joe Gallagher, Robert L 'Bob' Moody Donald Porth, Culligan, 1964(700px X 791px) Biographies are available for: Joseph E Gallagher From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1962, 1963. Culligan Water Conditioning, Anderson, Ind. Businessman, world traveler, bon vivant, family man, not necessarily in that order. Paripatetic, his interests include businesses in Africa, Bolivia, Trinidad. On board of Cerebral Palsy Association, Children to Children, Inc. College Development Board of Marymount College, many others. President of Indiana Water Conditioning Association for three years. Family of eight youngsters, anchored by pretty wife, Marilyn. Boundless energy. Greg LaLonde From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive. Robert L 'Bob' Moody From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1961, 1962. Culligan Water Conditioning, Inglewood, Calif. A Pettit Award winner, highest honor the industry has to offer. Chartter president and organizer of PWCA. Father once held Culligan dealership for Los Angeles County; subsequently has become 26 different dealerships. Has taken strong role in Quality Water Education Comnmittee which fights industry problems on West Coast. Long on board of Water Quality Research Council. Over the years, one of industry's strongest leaders. Constituted when problems arise, respected for character, ideas. Navy Commander in Reserves. First class pilot, golfer. Married to Janet with four youngsters.
Gregg LaLonde, James McElroy  Harold F Werhane, Culligan(800px X 642px)							Biographies are available for:														Greg LaLonde						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive.											Harold F Werhane						<b>From <i>Water Conditioning</i>, July 1977</b> Harold Werhane has been in a high visibility position with Culligan for many years and has lent his company and the industry a large measure of dignity. Harold started with the Culligan organization in 1937 as a bookkeeper, just about a year after Emmett J. Culligan formed the company. In 1939, he was made office manager and the following year he became general manager. In 1945, the company was incorporated under the name of Culligan, Inc. and Werhane became one of its directors. Five years later, in 1950, he was elected president. In 1973, he was elected chairman of the board, a position occupied for many years by Mr. Culligan, but vacant following his death. Werhane's leadership goes well beyond the Culligan organization. He was one of the founders of the Water Conditioning Foundation (now a part of Water Quality Association) and is the first member of the WQA Hall of Fame. In 1968, the American Marketing Association named Harold Werhane its "Marketing Man of the Year. Harold has held a variety of civic, business and institutional posts throughout his career, including director, Chicago Association of Manufacturers and director, Illinois Manufacturers Association.
Gregg LaLonde, James McElroy Harold F Werhane, Culligan(800px X 642px) Biographies are available for: Greg LaLonde From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive. Harold F Werhane From Water Conditioning, July 1977 Harold Werhane has been in a high visibility position with Culligan for many years and has lent his company and the industry a large measure of dignity. Harold started with the Culligan organization in 1937 as a bookkeeper, just about a year after Emmett J. Culligan formed the company. In 1939, he was made office manager and the following year he became general manager. In 1945, the company was incorporated under the name of Culligan, Inc. and Werhane became one of its directors. Five years later, in 1950, he was elected president. In 1973, he was elected chairman of the board, a position occupied for many years by Mr. Culligan, but vacant following his death. Werhane's leadership goes well beyond the Culligan organization. He was one of the founders of the Water Conditioning Foundation (now a part of Water Quality Association) and is the first member of the WQA Hall of Fame. In 1968, the American Marketing Association named Harold Werhane its "Marketing Man of the Year. Harold has held a variety of civic, business and institutional posts throughout his career, including director, Chicago Association of Manufacturers and director, Illinois Manufacturers Association.
Robert 'Bob' Grasmere (Mountain Soft Water)  Greg LaLonde (Culligan), 1959(800px X 991px)							Biographies are available for:														Robert Grasmere						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1960, 1961. Mountain Soft Water, Maplewood, New Jersey. Respectfully referred to as the industry intellectual. Balances a keen, inquisitive mind with sound business sense. Senior class president at Rutgers U.; left college much-honored to pursue an additional degree in law at Cornell. College band leader, naval officer and, in 1956 water conditioning dealer. Recipient of Ralph Lloyd Jones Award, Pettit Award for industry service. Was chairman of the WCAI Philadelphia convention. Traveled 35,000 miles as WCAI president. Has headed virtually every local business and social organization. is now second-term Mayor of Maplewood. Father of five, he is supplemented nicely by sparkling wife, Evelyn.											Greg LaLonde						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive.
Robert 'Bob' Grasmere (Mountain Soft Water) Greg LaLonde (Culligan), 1959(800px X 991px) Biographies are available for: Robert Grasmere From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1960, 1961. Mountain Soft Water, Maplewood, New Jersey. Respectfully referred to as the industry intellectual. Balances a keen, inquisitive mind with sound business sense. Senior class president at Rutgers U.; left college much-honored to pursue an additional degree in law at Cornell. College band leader, naval officer and, in 1956 water conditioning dealer. Recipient of Ralph Lloyd Jones Award, Pettit Award for industry service. Was chairman of the WCAI Philadelphia convention. Traveled 35,000 miles as WCAI president. Has headed virtually every local business and social organization. is now second-term Mayor of Maplewood. Father of five, he is supplemented nicely by sparkling wife, Evelyn. Greg LaLonde From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive.
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