Grinnell's Entrepreneurial and Philanthropic Pioneer: A Biography of Claude W. Ahrens

Grinnell's Entrepreneurial and Philanthropic Pioneer: A Biography of Claude W. Ahrens

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A biography of the late Claude W. Ahrens, 1912-2000, Iowa entrepreneur and philanthropist who was a pioneer in the fields of agricultural and playground equipment manufacturing. As founder and owner of Miracle Recreation Equipment Company, Claude was also an instrumental advocate for the national parks and recreation field. In 1993, Claude created a private foundation (the first of others to follow) and built one of the nation's premier private parks and sports complexes in memory of his late son and late family friend, located in Iowa. Claude's motto qLeave it better than you found itq is the motto of the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation today.Leaving that job, he was hired at the glove factory in Grinnell, which made fancy riding gloves from horsehide. Claudea#39;s job was to work the leather until it was stretched to its maximum, and then to cut the glove pieces out of the leather strips ;anbsp;...


Title:Grinnell's Entrepreneurial and Philanthropic Pioneer: A Biography of Claude W. Ahrens
Author: Judith W. Hunter
Publisher:Lulu.com - 2009-11
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