As per our current Database, John Menard, Jr. is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, John Menard, Jr. is 81 years, 3 months and 18 days old. John Menard, Jr. will celebrate 82rd birthday on a Saturday 22nd of January 2022. Below we countdown to John Menard, Jr. upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||John Menard, Jr.|
|Occupation||Fashion and Retail|
|Age||80 years old|
|Born||January 22, 1940 (Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States)|
|Town/City||Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States|
John Menard, Jr.’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
John Menard, Jr. was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Menard opened his first hardware store in 1972. As of 2014, his company owned 287 Menards stores. As of 2005 Menards grossed an estimated $5.5 billion in sales. Menard had a net worth of $8.6 billion in 2013, according to the Forbes 400, and is the richest person in Wisconsin.
In 1997, Menard was caught using his own pickup truck to haul plastic bags filled with chromium and arsenic-laden wood ash to his home for disposal with his household trash. Menard pleaded no contest to felony and misdemeanor charges involving records violations, unlawful transportation, and improper disposal of Hazardous waste. Menard and his company were fined $1.7 million for 21 violations.
In January 2008, Menard gave $15 million to support Eau Claire's Luther Midelfort Hospital. The donation will be used for a new emergency services department and to help Mayo Clinic educate and train health professionals. In 2015, Menard donated $10 million dollars to support the Eau Claire Area YMCA. The gift will replace the current five-court LE Phillips Tennis Center that opened in 1972 to become an eight-court indoor tennis center known as the Menard Family YMCA Tennis Center.
In 2013, Menard ousted a former investment partner, Stephen Hilbert, a 20% shareholder in MH Equity, for mismanaging assets and resources.