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Robert Wallace Gillispie

Robert Wallace Gillispie, American manufacturer executive.

Background

  • Gillispie, Robert Wallace was born on April 17, 1882 in Wheatley, New York, United States. Son of Robert L. and Lillie (MacMullen) Gillispie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Wesleyan University, 1904.

    Career

    • New York district manager Pennsylvania Steel Company, 1912-1915, general sales manager, 1915-1916. General sales manager Bethlehem Steel Company, 1916-1920, vice president, general manager Jeffrey Manufacturing Company, Columbus, Ohio, 1926-1930, president, 1930-1951, Chairman of the Board since 1951. Chairman board Galion (Great British), Ltd., Wakefield, England, Galion Iron works & Manufacturing Company, Jeffrey Manufacturing Limited company of Canada.

      Director British-Jeffrey-Diamond, Ltd., Dayton Malleable Iron Company, Jaeger Machine Company, O. Bell Telephone Сompany.

    Membership

    Clubs: Rocky Fork Riding and Hunt.

    Connections

    • Married Marion Stephenson, September 16, 1907.
    • father: Robert L. Gillispie
    • mother: Lillie (MacMullen) Gillispie
    • spouse: Marion Stephenson
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    Born April 17, 1882
    Died June 17, 1967
    (aged 85)
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