Gerald J. Daleiden, NIOP Past President and Long Time Leader, Passed Away in Early July

Gerald J. Daleiden, age 94+ passed away in early July.
An honorary member of the NIOP, he served as NIOP President in 1977-1978 and a member of the Board of Directors for 10 years. His long distinguished business trading career included 22 years with Glidden-Durkee, five years with Kraft, Inc, five years with Cecil Bays & Associates.
In 1989, he formed his own consultancy company, G.J. Daleiden Commodities Inc.
He was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade for 25 years and a member of the National Cottonseed Products Association’s “Old Guard”. True to his nature, he traded commodities up until the last days of his life.
(This information was shared with the NIOP by Mr. Daleiden’s son Mike Daleiden.)