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Roy James Carver

Roy James Carver, business executive, inventor. Recipient Horatio Alger award. Member Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, National aeronautics Association, Muscatine Chamber of Commerce Elk.

Background

  • Carver, Roy James was born on December 15, 1909 in Preemption, Illinois, United States. Son of James and Laura (Risley) Carver.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1934.

    Career

    • With Illinois Department Public Rds., 1934-1938. Founder Carver Pump Company, 1938, Carver Foundry Products, 1954. Founder, chairman Bandag, Inc., Muscatine, Iowa, 1957-1981.

      Founder, president Carver Tropical Products, 1968-1981. Director First National Bank of Rock Island. Board of directors U. Iowa Foundation, Augustana College, Rock Island.

      Member Muscatine Art Center. Leadership member Boy Scouts American.

    Membership

    Member Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, National aeronautics Association, Muscatine Chamber of Commerce Elk. Clubs: President’s (U. Iowa).

    Connections

    • Married Lucille Avis Young, August 22, 1942. Children: Charlotte, Roy James, Clayton Charles, John Alexander, Martin Gregory.
    • father: James Carver
    • mother: Laura (Risley) Carver
    • spouse: Lucille Avis Young
    • children: Charlotte Carver
    • Roy James Carver
    • Clayton Charles Carver
    • John Alexander Carver
    • Martin Gregory Carver
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    Born December 15, 1909
    Died June 16, 1981
    (aged 71)
    Nationality

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