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  Grandy, Fred
NameFred Grandy
Address2505 W. Solway
Sioux City, Iowa , United States
Website [Link]
Born June 29, 1948 (72 years)
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Jun 29, 2020 06:36am
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InfoFrederick Lawrence Grandy

Best man at David and Julie Nixon Eisenhower's wedding in 1968

Actor - Played Gopher, your yeoman purser on the Love Boat

Congressman (1987-1995)

CEO, Goodwill Industries (1996 - 2000)

Senior Advisor, Independent Sector (2002 - present)

Talk Show Host, "The Morning Show" on WMAL-AM 630 radio in Washington, D.C (2003 - present)

From 1995 to 2000, Mr. Grandy was president and CEO of Goodwill Industries International, the world�s largest network of privately operated vocational rehabilitation and employment organizations. Through its services, Goodwill helps people overcome barriers to employment and become independent, tax-paying members of their communities. Last year, Goodwill provided employment and training services to 373,000 individuals, including 116,000 welfare recipients.

Previously, Mr. Grandy served for four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives representing Iowa�s 5th District. In Congress, he was a member of the House Ways and Means, Agriculture, Standards of Official Conduct, and Education and the Workforce Committees.

Before his election in 1986, Mr. Grandy performed and wrote for stage, screen, and motion pictures. His best-known role was on television�s long-running series, �The Love Boat,� in which he was seen from 1977 to 1985. Born in Sioux City, Iowa, he is the great grandson of the founder of the First Presbyterian Church, established in Sioux City. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1970 with a degree in English.

Catherine Mann (1987 - present) 1 daughter
Jan Gough (1970 - 1982) (divorced) 2 children


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