Alvin L 'Al' McCommon, Charles & Mrs Wooster (WCAI), F Wayne Packard & Greg LaLonde, Culligan, 1973
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From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President,1958, 1959, 1965, 1968. Culligan Water Conditioning, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. One of industry's most active, successful dealers. Was president of WQRC in 1960, 1961; vice president, secretary and treasurer from 1962-65. Currently WQRC director. Pettit Award winner. World War II Air Force pilot, then Federal Agent. A first class athlete, he once played professional basketball. Is avid, low-handicap golfer. Served as General Chairman of Women's National Open when it was held in Cincinnati. A prominent Catholic layman, he is married with five children. Articulate, with immense drive.
From Water Conditioning Sales, November 1972: Congenial. Even-tempered. Astute. These are three of many superlatives that apply to the new president of the Water Conditioning Association International. He's a Culligan dealer in Santa Cruz, California with a 24-year record of successful business operation. McCommon, long active in the Pacific Water Conditioning Association as a director, has served WCAI as a director, then vice president. He is a pilot and, as they will attest in Mexico and Hawaii, an expert fisherman. Usually accompanied by his vivacious wife, Midge, McCommon is a familiar visitor at virtually all industry functions.
From Water Conditioning, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI President, 1952. Culligan Water Conditioning, Minneapolis, Minn. Owner of several water conditioning operations which, in total, are thought to represent the largest dealership in the country. Pettit Award winner. One of Minnesota's most respected businessmen; has taken leadership role in State's water resources work. Was president of Minneapolis Better Business Bureau. Serving as example and inspiration, has probably done more than any single dealer to raise the standards of the industry. Was director of WQRC and twice president. Charter member and past president of the Minnesota Water Conditioning Association. Three children. Widely traveled, accompanied by lovely wife, Mary.
From Water Conditioning Magazine, December 1970, WCAI, 25th Anniversary: WCAI Secretary Treasurer. This gentleman was never president of WCAI or, for that matter, a water conditioning dealer. An attorney, partner in a flourishing Chicago law firm, Wooster has nevertheless served water conditioning longer than any single individual.
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