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Owner, Twin Pines Farm Dairy

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters



Background information is taken from correspondence and press release in University archive files. Thomas Angott, a University of Detroit graduate, owns Twin Pines Farm Dairy and is president of Wesley's Quaker Maid, Inc. and Michigan Beverage Company in addition to Detroit Pure Milk Company. Mr. Angott is the board chairman for the National Dairy Council and for the Milk Industry Foundation and is a past president of the Michigan Dairy Foods Association. He also is a member of the executive committee of the Central Business District Association and serves as a committee chairman of the Greater Detroit Chamber of Commerce. Active in a variety of civic organizations, Mr. Angott is a director for Orchestra Hall, the Michigan Cancer Foundation, the Michigan Osteopathic Foundation, the International Visitors Council and the international Institute, among others. One of the first two honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Detroit Mercy was awarded to Mr. Angott, Chairman of the Mercy College of Detroit Board of Trustees. The honorary degree was presented by Sister Maureen A. Fay, president of the University of Detroit Mercy and Father Robert A. Mitchell, chancellor. University of Detroit Mercy, President's Cabinet Awards Dinner, September 14, 1990.

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