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Robert Gordon Donkin

Robert Gordon Donkin, American management consultant, automatic control engineer. Served to ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.; Member American Production and Inventory Control Society (president Tulsa chapter 1975-1976), Phi Delta Theta.; Club:.

Background

  • Donkin, Robert Gordon was born on April 16, 1923 in Cleveland. Son of Robert Forster and Louise (Hess) Donkin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Case Institute of Technology, 1944. Postgraduate United States Naval Academy, 1944.

    Career

    • Design engineer Townmotor Corporation, 1946-1947. Chief engineer Webster Products Corporation, 1947-1948. Chief mechanical designer Swartwout Company, 1949-1950, assistant general superintendent, 1951-1954, manager steam specialties manufacturing, 1955-1956.

      General superintendent Rockwell Manufacturing Company, Chicago, 1957-1958, works manager, 1959-1962, general manager, Tulsa, 1962-1963. Managing associate, general management consultant division management services Arthur Young & Company, Tulsa, 1964-1966, principal, 1967-1968, director, partner, 1969-1973. President Industrial Relations Services, Inc., Tulsa, 1973-1983.

      Executive vice president Selindex, Inc., 1976-1984. President ABC Systems, Tulsa, since 1983. Designer, author ABCSYS Software.

    Works

    • Author ABCSYS Software. Served to ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.

    Politics

    Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

    Membership

    Served to ensign United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Production and Inventory Control Society (president Tulsa chapter 1975-1976), Phi Delta Theta.

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Ann Mitzel, December 23, 1944. Children– Marilyn Ann Donkin Walters, Elizabeth Louise Donkin Ayers, Diana Jeanne Donkin Grigg.
    • father: Robert Forster Donkin
    • mother: Louise (Hess) Donkin
    • spouse: Marilyn Ann Mitzel
    • children: Marilyn Ann Donkin Walters Donkin
    • Elizabeth Louise Donkin Ayers Donkin
    • Diana Jeanne Donkin Grigg Donkin
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    Born April 16, 1923
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