Harry Milton

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William Thompson

Bill was born in 1944 and began his career in the candy business in 1971. He was first employed by Mike Blumenthal and then by the Frank D’Orlando Co. both candy brokerages in New England. He later worked as a sales manager for Gum Products Co. in Boston. He joined Andy Gazero as a partner […]

Robert T. Sweet

Bob was born in Syracuse, N.Y. and lived in the Central New York area all of his life. He attended Auburn Community College and Syracuse University, and raised two sons. He began his career in the candy business as a sales representative with the Nestlé Co. in 1969. He joined L.B.M. Sales in 1988, and […]

John McArdle

John was born in 1913 in Los Angeles and attended Notre Dame University on a football scholarship. He was marred in 1941 and raised four children. He founded the McArdle Brokerage Co. of Los Angeles in 1947. He was a pioneer in the candy brokerage business in Southern California, covering all of California, Nevada, western […]

Roch (Rocky) Lemieux

Roch (Rocky) Lemieux

Rocky was vice-president of sales and marketing for Elmer Candy Corp. in Ponchatouia, LA, at the time of his induction. He played a major role in the growth of the company from a small general line manufacturer with regional distribution to a major supplier of seasonal chocolates in the U.S. Canada, and Mexico. His career […]

Milton Radutzky

Milton attended New York University and served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He joined Joyva Corp. in 1948, a company founded by his father, Nathan, in 1906. Milton’s managerial and business acumen served him well as the family-owned company’s plant and operations manager. Milton was 71 at the time of his […]

Harry Radutzky

Harry was vice-president of Joyva Corp. having joined the company in 1929. He was 81 at the time of his induction. Harry’s aptitude was engineering and he spearheaded the mechanization of the family company’s manufacturing operation. He was a past president of the Candy Executive’s Club, a member of the New York Candy Club and […]