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Maynard P. Venema

Armour Institute 1932

Maynard P. VenemaBusiness leader and educational benefactor, Maynard “Pete” Venema first served IIT as a student leader then as president of the Alumni Association. Elected to the Board of Trustees in 1963, he served as chair of the board from 1971–79 and as acting president of IIT from 1973–74. Venema led his profession as chair of Universal Oil Products and head of the Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry.

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