Oral History of Drayton McLane

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Oral History of Drayton McLane

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Born in Cameron, Texas, Drayton McLane Jr., followed his father's footsteps in learning various aspects of the wholesale grocery business. Having an MBA in marketing, he moved into management and became the CEO and Chairman of the McLane Company in 1992. He served as President of the Texas Wholesale Grocers' Association, and was named Vice Chairman of Walmart Corporation. The highlight of his career was the purchase of the Astros team in 1993, and as CEO, saw its success in 2005 to advance to the World series.

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Date

2010-03-24

Temporal Coverage

03/24/2010

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Used by permission - no re-use. Contact the original copyright holder for permission to re-use this item.

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Houston Public Library

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Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Barlow, Jim

Interviewee

McLane, Drayton

Digital Format

mp4

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