Governor Winant, the Untold Story


Program Description:

Learn more about one of NH’s most influential governors. Winant served 3 terms as Governor of NH. FDR selected him as first Commissioner of Social Security. Later Winant would serve brilliantly as U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain during WWII. One of the "Londoners". After spending so much of his life in service to others, it ended in personal tragedy.


Carl E. Lindblade

Carl began his hotel career at the Balsams Resort in Dixville Notch and for the past 40+ years has operated 3 and 4 diamond hotels and resorts. In addition to years of hands on experience he brings a commitment to community and industry service. Among his assignments he was a delegate to the 1995 White House Conference on Travel and Tourism, Interim Director of the NH office of Travel and Tourism Development, Innkeeper of the Year, Travel Person of the Year, Past President of the NH Lodging and Restaurant Association and American Hotel and Lodging Association Volunteer of the Year. He is currently a lecturer in the hospitality management department at the University of New Hampshire where he enjoys teaching as it affords him the opportunity to share experiences with students. In 2009, as a volunteer , Carl coached the Conway New Hampshire Kennett High School's Lodging Class to a national championship in a competition sponsored by the American Hotel and Lodging Association.

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