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Fred L. Doelker, Pacific Coast manager, Johnson Line, W. R. Grace & Co., General Agents, was born April 14, 1889, in Shasta County, California, the son of Adam and Florence Doelker.

            Mr. Doelker is a retired vice president of Grace Line, Inc.; and he is actively serving as Pacific Coast manager of the Johnson Line and is also manager of the Stevedoring-Terminal Departments of W. R. Grace & Co.

            He is a director in the Pacific Maritime Association of the Pacific Coast; and is a director in the Swedish Chamber of Commerce of the United States.

            He is a member, and past president, of the Propeller Club of the United States (Port of San Francisco); is a member of the U. S. Army Transportation Club; honorary member Officers’ Club, U. S. Army, Fort Mason, California; is a director of the St. Francis Yacht Club; member of Claremont Country Club, Oakland; a member of the Bohemian Club; a member of the San Francisco Commercial Club; a member of the Food & Wine Society of San Francisco.

            Mr. Doelker holds the following decorations from the Swedish Government: Royal Order of Vasa First Class and Knight of the Order of the North Star, conferred upon him for his work in promoting trade between the U. S. Pacific Coast and Sweden.

            Mr. Doelker married Florence deHaven on September 22, 1915 (deceased); children: Mary Florence (Mrs. Robert E. Fisher); Fredrika Ann (Mrs. Lewis P. May); and Fred Louis Doelker, Jr.

            Home:  9 Beechwood Drive, Oakland 18, California.

            Offices:  2 Pine Street, San Francisco 11, California.




Transcribed By: Cecelia M. Setty.

Source: “Eminent Californians 1953”, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 136, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.

© 2013  Cecelia M. Setty.











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