NAHB Mourns Passing of Past President Stanley Waranch

Filed in Leadership by on August 16, 2017 0 Comments

Stanley WaranchVirginia builder Stanley Waranch, a longtime association leader who served as NAHB’s president in 1972, died Saturday, Aug. 12 after a long illness. Mr. Waranch was 91.

Returning to his home state after a stint in the U.S. Army, Mr. Waranch accepted an offer from his new bride’s father and went into the home building business, forming Buxbaum and Waranch in Virginia Beach.

Mr, Waranch served as president of the Home Builders Association of Virginia in 1962 before his ascent to national leadership. He also served for more than 20 years as chair of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board of Atlanta.

Mr. Waranch was the first president of the Tidewater Builders Association. In a nod to his years of service to the industry and his extensive involvement in the community, that HBA created the Stanley Award, given annually to home builders for their service.

Mr. Waranch is survived by his wife of 69 years, Carol Buxbaum Waranch, four daughters and their families.

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