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Parker S. Laite, Sr. ’54

Co-owner | Wayfarer Marine Corporation


  • B.S., Maine Maritime Academy, 1954 (D)
  • PMD, Harvard Graduate School of Business, 1970

Career Highlights:

  • Co-owner, Wayfarer Marine Corporation
  • Treasurer, International Seaweed Association (700 members, 52 countries)
  • President, International Seaweed Consultants
  • President, Laite Constructions, Inc.
  • Vice president, Marine Colloids Dvision of FMC Corporation
  • Past President, Marine Colloids, Inc., Marine Colloids Limited, Marine  Colloids (Phillippines), Inc.
  • United States Naval Officer, 1954-1961
  • United States Merchant Marine Officer, Isthmian Lines, Farrell Lines, American Express Lines

Distinguished Service:

  • Trustee and Chairman, Penobscot Bay Medical Center Building Committee
  • President, Camden Public Library
  • Member, Camden Board of Selectmen, 9 years; Chairman, 6 years
  • Member, Camden Planning Board, 15 years
  • Moderator, Camden Annual Town meeting, 10 years
  • Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International
  • MBNA Maine Excellence in Education Grant Committee