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Jay Van Andel

Jay Van AndelBorn: 3-Jun-1924
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, MI
Died: 7-Dec-2004
Location of death: Ada, MI
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Philanthropist
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Amway billionaire

Military service: US Army (1942-45); US Army Reserve (1945-50)

Wife: Betty Hoekstra (m. 1952, d. 18-Jan-2004, 4 children)
Son: Steve Van Andel
Son: David Van Andel
Daughter: Nan
Daughter: Barb Van Andel-Gaby

    High School: Grand Rapids Christian High School, Grand Rapids, MI
    University: Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
    University: Morningside College
    University: Pratt Business School, Pratt, KS
    University: Aviation Cadet School, Yale University
    Administrator: Trustee, Hillsdale College

    Amway Co-Founder
    US Ambassador International Specialized Exposition, Genoa, Italy (1992)
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Elizabeth Dole Committee
    George W. Bush for President
    The Heritage Foundation Board of Trustees
    Hudson Institute Board of Trustees
    Jamestown Foundation Director
    National Republican Congressional Committee
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    Progress for America Voter Fund
    Restoring the American Dream
    World Affairs Council
    Young Men's Christian Association
    Clare Boothe Luce Award 1998
    Dutch Ancestry

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