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Bildner, Allen I.

Allen I. Bildner

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Oral History Session #1
Date:
June 12, 2008
Place:
Livingston, New Jersey
Interviewers:
Sandra Stewart Holyoak
Paul Clemens
Transcript Production Team:
Domingo Duarte
Shaun Illingworth
Daniel Ruggiero
Allen I. Bildner
Sandra Stewart Holyoak

Recommended Citation:
Bildner, Allen I. Oral History Interview, June 12, 2008, by Sandra Stewart Holyoak and Paul Clemens, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).
Oral History Session #2
Date:
September 29, 2008
Place:
Livingston, New Jersey
Interviewers:
Sandra Stewart Holyoak
Paul Clemens
Transcript Production Team:
Domingo Duarte
Shaun Illingworth
Allen I. Bildner
Sandra Stewart Holyoak

Recommended Citation:
Bildner, Allen I. Oral History Interview, September 29, 2008, by Sandra Stewart Holyoak and Paul Clemens, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).
Oral History Session #3
Date:
October 27, 2008
Place:
Livingston, New Jersey
Interviewers:
Sandra Stewart Holyoak
Paul Clemens
Transcript Production Team:
Domingo Duarte
Shaun Illingworth
Allen I. Bildner
Sandra Stewart Holyoak

Recommended Citation:
Bildner, Allen I. Oral History Interview, October 27, 2008, by Sandra Stewart Holyoak and Paul Clemens, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).

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Description:
Born into a family of supermarket industry pioneers, Mr. Bildner grew up watching his parents, Joseph and Rebecca, grow the Kings Super Market chain across Northern NJ. He attended Dartmouth College during World War II and earned a commission in the US Navy through the V-12 Program. After his service, he graduated from Dartmouth and the Tuck School of Business and joined the family business. Mr. Bildner become president of Kings in 1958, led Kings toward a high-end food market model in the 1970s and oversaw the chain's sale to British retailer Marks & Spencer in 1988. He also became nationally-known in the food industry's professional associations, particularly as Chairman of the Board of the Food Marketing Institute.

 

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