John Horn, William Clack, Murray Stein, Robert Oliver, David Nancarrow  Clyde Savage, WCF, Chicago, 1968(800px X 576px)							Biography of David G Nancarrow SrFrom Water Conditioning Sales, March 1971: Heading WCF is David G. Nancarrow, president and majority stockholder in Rayne International, a firm made up of Rayne Corporation, Hiller Manufacturing Company, Puro of Illinois, Chicago Water Treatment and Aqua-Chill. Headquarters are in Santa Barbara, California.Nancarrow has been in the water conditioning business all his life. He started as an assistant to his uncle, Raymond Eddy, and grew up in the business supplying conditioned water to industry and households in the Lost Angeles area. On Eddy's death, he assumed control of the company and has since built it into a diversified operation, distributing products through approximately 100 dealers, most concentrated in the Western states.Nancarrow is an expert in franchising operations and one of the pioneers of the exchange-tank concept of marketing water softeners. His dealer network is service oriented, and distinguished by its youth and leadership ability. A resident of Santa Barbara, Nancarrow pilots a twin-engine Cessna. His avocations is flying and he spends a good deal of his leisure time in areas of Baja, California accessible only by private plane. He's a frequently at Lake Arrowhead, a resort area in the San Bernadino mountains.In addition to Rayne International, Nancarrow owns a highly successful restaurant chain called "Carrow's Hickory Chip." The Nancarrow family consists of wife DiEtta and four youngsters.
John Horn, William Clack, Murray Stein, Robert Oliver, David Nancarrow Clyde Savage, WCF, Chicago, 1968(800px X 576px) Biography of David G Nancarrow SrFrom Water Conditioning Sales, March 1971: Heading WCF is David G. Nancarrow, president and majority stockholder in Rayne International, a firm made up of Rayne Corporation, Hiller Manufacturing Company, Puro of Illinois, Chicago Water Treatment and Aqua-Chill. Headquarters are in Santa Barbara, California.Nancarrow has been in the water conditioning business all his life. He started as an assistant to his uncle, Raymond Eddy, and grew up in the business supplying conditioned water to industry and households in the Lost Angeles area. On Eddy's death, he assumed control of the company and has since built it into a diversified operation, distributing products through approximately 100 dealers, most concentrated in the Western states.Nancarrow is an expert in franchising operations and one of the pioneers of the exchange-tank concept of marketing water softeners. His dealer network is service oriented, and distinguished by its youth and leadership ability. A resident of Santa Barbara, Nancarrow pilots a twin-engine Cessna. His avocations is flying and he spends a good deal of his leisure time in areas of Baja, California accessible only by private plane. He's a frequently at Lake Arrowhead, a resort area in the San Bernadino mountains.In addition to Rayne International, Nancarrow owns a highly successful restaurant chain called "Carrow's Hickory Chip." The Nancarrow family consists of wife DiEtta and four youngsters.
John Horn, Donald L Porth, Keith Borgerud, James L Bruner, Robert Oliver, Bradley Burnside, Newton B Davis, David G Nancarrow, WCF Board of Directors, 1968(800px X 420px) Seated: John Horn, Donald L Porth, Keith Borgerud, James L Bruner, Robert Oliver, Bradley Burnside. Standing: Newton B Davis, David G Nancarrow Biography of David G Nancarrow SrFrom Water Conditioning Sales, March 1971: Heading WCF is David G. Nancarrow, president and majority stockholder in Rayne International, a firm made up of Rayne Corporation, Hiller Manufacturing Company, Puro of Illinois, Chicago Water Treatment and Aqua-Chill. Headquarters are in Santa Barbara, California.Nancarrow has been in the water conditioning business all his life. He started as an assistant to his uncle, Raymond Eddy, and grew up in the business supplying conditioned water to industry and households in the Lost Angeles area. On Eddy's death, he assumed control of the company and has since built it into a diversified operation, distributing products through approximately 100 dealers, most concentrated in the Western states.Nancarrow is an expert in franchising operations and one of the pioneers of the exchange-tank concept of marketing water softeners. His dealer network is service oriented, and distinguished by its youth and leadership ability. A resident of Santa Barbara, Nancarrow pilots a twin-engine Cessna. His avocations is flying and he spends a good deal of his leisure time in areas of Baja, California accessible only by private plane. He's a frequently at Lake Arrowhead, a resort area in the San Bernadino mountains.In addition to Rayne International, Nancarrow owns a highly successful restaurant chain called "Carrow's Hickory Chip." The Nancarrow family consists of wife DiEtta and four youngsters.
John Horn, Donald L Porth, Keith Borgerud, James L Bruner, Robert Oliver, Bradley Burnside, Newton B Davis, David G Nancarrow, WCF Board of Directors, 1968(800px X 420px) Seated: John Horn, Donald L Porth, Keith Borgerud, James L Bruner, Robert Oliver, Bradley Burnside. Standing: Newton B Davis, David G Nancarrow Biography of David G Nancarrow SrFrom Water Conditioning Sales, March 1971: Heading WCF is David G. Nancarrow, president and majority stockholder in Rayne International, a firm made up of Rayne Corporation, Hiller Manufacturing Company, Puro of Illinois, Chicago Water Treatment and Aqua-Chill. Headquarters are in Santa Barbara, California.Nancarrow has been in the water conditioning business all his life. He started as an assistant to his uncle, Raymond Eddy, and grew up in the business supplying conditioned water to industry and households in the Lost Angeles area. On Eddy's death, he assumed control of the company and has since built it into a diversified operation, distributing products through approximately 100 dealers, most concentrated in the Western states.Nancarrow is an expert in franchising operations and one of the pioneers of the exchange-tank concept of marketing water softeners. His dealer network is service oriented, and distinguished by its youth and leadership ability. A resident of Santa Barbara, Nancarrow pilots a twin-engine Cessna. His avocations is flying and he spends a good deal of his leisure time in areas of Baja, California accessible only by private plane. He's a frequently at Lake Arrowhead, a resort area in the San Bernadino mountains.In addition to Rayne International, Nancarrow owns a highly successful restaurant chain called "Carrow's Hickory Chip." The Nancarrow family consists of wife DiEtta and four youngsters.
J D 'Jerry' Roper (Roper Webb Co); Harold F Werhane (Culligan, Inc); Donald L Porth (Culligan, Inc) Earl Reynolds (Reynolds Co)  Fred Haynar (Shepley-Hayner Co), WCF, 1961(800px X 402px)			Past Presidents honored in 1961 for distinguished service: J D 'Jerry' Roper (Roper Webb Co); Harold F Werhane (Culligan, Inc); Donald L Porth (Culligan, Inc.) Earl Reynolds (Reynolds Co) and Fred Haynar (Shepley-Hayner Co). Missing from photo: T W Bruner (Bruner), Lynn Lindsay Sr (Lindsay), James Lindsay (Lindsay) & Dr Robrt Thomas (Rheem Mfg) 				Biography of 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.
J D 'Jerry' Roper (Roper Webb Co); Harold F Werhane (Culligan, Inc); Donald L Porth (Culligan, Inc) Earl Reynolds (Reynolds Co) Fred Haynar (Shepley-Hayner Co), WCF, 1961(800px X 402px) Past Presidents honored in 1961 for distinguished service: J D 'Jerry' Roper (Roper Webb Co); Harold F Werhane (Culligan, Inc); Donald L Porth (Culligan, Inc.) Earl Reynolds (Reynolds Co) and Fred Haynar (Shepley-Hayner Co). Missing from photo: T W Bruner (Bruner), Lynn Lindsay Sr (Lindsay), James Lindsay (Lindsay) & Dr Robrt Thomas (Rheem Mfg) Biography of Harold F WerhaneFrom 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.
Howard Barron, Alvin 'Al' McCommon, Riley Ostby, Charles Wooster, Wilbur K Hess, Curtis Abendroth, Fred Guiher, Beverly G 'Bev' Hurst, Ed Cockerham, Robert L 'Bob' Moody, WCAI Board of Directors,  Oslo(800px X 530px)			Seated: Howard Barron, Alvin 'Al' McCommon, Riley Ostby, Charles Wooster. Standing: Wilbur K Hess, Curtis Abendroth, Fred Guiher, Beverly G 'Bev' Hurst, Ed Cockerham, Robert L 'Bob' Moody. 				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.											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.											Riley Ostby						From Water Conditioning, October 1971: He's an entrepreneur and a stable businessman, but one whose interest in water exceeds the limits of his Wolf Point, Montana community. This interest was apparent to Montana Governor Anderson who, last January, appointed Ostby to the state's Water Resources Board. This son of a homesteader took a predictable route through local schools and, then, to North Dakota State Agricultural College at Fargo. Before he could apply his training, the war intervened and Ostby entered the service in 1941 as an infantry private. Fighting Hitler, he was awarded the Silver Star, Purple Heart and five European World War II campaign stars. In 1942, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant and was discharged in 1947 as an infantry Major.Riley Ostby has long been active in WCAI affairs, serving for four years as a director and, then in 1970-1971, as vice president under retiring president, G. David Reynolds. He also has been director and president of the Servisoft Operators Association, a national group of that firm's dealers.Ostby and his wife Louise, have three youngsters. Ostby is active in church activities, the Chamber of Commerce and Boy Scouts of America.											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.
Howard Barron, Alvin 'Al' McCommon, Riley Ostby, Charles Wooster, Wilbur K Hess, Curtis Abendroth, Fred Guiher, Beverly G 'Bev' Hurst, Ed Cockerham, Robert L 'Bob' Moody, WCAI Board of Directors, Oslo(800px X 530px) Seated: Howard Barron, Alvin 'Al' McCommon, Riley Ostby, Charles Wooster. Standing: Wilbur K Hess, Curtis Abendroth, Fred Guiher, Beverly G 'Bev' Hurst, Ed Cockerham, Robert L 'Bob' Moody. 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. 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. Riley Ostby From Water Conditioning, October 1971: He's an entrepreneur and a stable businessman, but one whose interest in water exceeds the limits of his Wolf Point, Montana community. This interest was apparent to Montana Governor Anderson who, last January, appointed Ostby to the state's Water Resources Board. This son of a homesteader took a predictable route through local schools and, then, to North Dakota State Agricultural College at Fargo. Before he could apply his training, the war intervened and Ostby entered the service in 1941 as an infantry private. Fighting Hitler, he was awarded the Silver Star, Purple Heart and five European World War II campaign stars. In 1942, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant and was discharged in 1947 as an infantry Major.Riley Ostby has long been active in WCAI affairs, serving for four years as a director and, then in 1970-1971, as vice president under retiring president, G. David Reynolds. He also has been director and president of the Servisoft Operators Association, a national group of that firm's dealers.Ostby and his wife Louise, have three youngsters. Ostby is active in church activities, the Chamber of Commerce and Boy Scouts of America. 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.
Wilbur K. Hess, Merrill Fie, W Gordon Miller, Roy C  Russell Jr  Charles Wooster, WCAI, 1968(800px X 646px)							Biographies are available for:														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.											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.											Roy C Russell Jr						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1969, 1970. Culligan Water Conditioning, San Jose, Calif. Called by friends "The Flying Texan". Even-tempered, perceptive, regarded as a "doer". Was executive vice president and general manager of a 32-store dry goods retail chain in the Southwest before entering water industry. Flew P-38 fighter in World War II, now has Piper Comanche. Was president of PWCA and recently fought successful tax battle with the state of California. Married, with two boys. Looks, acts, is distinguished gentleman.											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.
Wilbur K. Hess, Merrill Fie, W Gordon Miller, Roy C Russell Jr Charles Wooster, WCAI, 1968(800px X 646px) Biographies are available for: 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. 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. Roy C Russell Jr From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1969, 1970. Culligan Water Conditioning, San Jose, Calif. Called by friends "The Flying Texan". Even-tempered, perceptive, regarded as a "doer". Was executive vice president and general manager of a 32-store dry goods retail chain in the Southwest before entering water industry. Flew P-38 fighter in World War II, now has Piper Comanche. Was president of PWCA and recently fought successful tax battle with the state of California. Married, with two boys. Looks, acts, is distinguished gentleman. 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.
Simpson Finnell, Greg LaLonde, Wilbur K Hess, Don Pettit, Charles Wooster, G Keith Funk, Robert Grasmere, Harry Cross, Walter Casey, WCAI Board of Directors, 1959(800px X 529px)			Seated: Simpson Finnell, Greg LaLonde, Wilbur K Hess, Don Pettit, Charles Wooster, G Keith Funk. Standing: Robert Grasmere, Harry Cross, Walter Casey. 				Biographies are available for:														Simpson P Finnell Jr						From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1957, 1958. Servisoft of San Jose, Calif. Fine gentleman, respected member of Northern California society. Family had large land holdings which he managed off and on. Has law degree. Entered water conditioning because of wartime friendship with T. C. Allan, later helped organize the PWCA. Effected personnel changes in WCAI staff by appointing committee that hired present executive director, Wilbur Hess. Enjoys golf and travel with wife, Mary. Has one daughter by previous marriage.											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.											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.
Simpson Finnell, Greg LaLonde, Wilbur K Hess, Don Pettit, Charles Wooster, G Keith Funk, Robert Grasmere, Harry Cross, Walter Casey, WCAI Board of Directors, 1959(800px X 529px) Seated: Simpson Finnell, Greg LaLonde, Wilbur K Hess, Don Pettit, Charles Wooster, G Keith Funk. Standing: Robert Grasmere, Harry Cross, Walter Casey. Biographies are available for: Simpson P Finnell Jr From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1957, 1958. Servisoft of San Jose, Calif. Fine gentleman, respected member of Northern California society. Family had large land holdings which he managed off and on. Has law degree. Entered water conditioning because of wartime friendship with T. C. Allan, later helped organize the PWCA. Effected personnel changes in WCAI staff by appointing committee that hired present executive director, Wilbur Hess. Enjoys golf and travel with wife, Mary. Has one daughter by previous marriage. 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. 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.
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