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Roy Claire Ingersoll

Roy Claire Ingersoll, American manufacturer executive, corporation official. member citizens committee University of Illinois; member of advisory board Chicago Youth Commission; member National Industrial Conference Board; Member American Arbitration Association (director), American Association for United Nations (nat. advisory council), Transportation Association American (honorary life), International Chamber of Commerce (director, trustee and.

Background

  • Ingersoll, Roy Claire was born on October 24, 1884 in Sandoval, Illinois, United States. Son of Stephen A. and Cordelia (Gaylord) Ingersoll.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Knox College, 1908, Doctor of Laws, 1957. Doctor of Commercial Science, Millikin U., 1957. Doctor of Laws, Bradley U., 1961.

    Career

    • Galesburg Coulter Disc Company. President Ingersoll Steel & Disc 1930-1950. Vice president Borg-Warner Corporation, 1936-1950, president 1950-1955, pres, Chairman of the Board, 1955-1956, director, member Executive Committee, since 1936, Chairman of the Board, 1955-1961, honorary Chairman of the Board, since 1961.

      Director C., Rhode Island & P. R.R., since 1947, chairman of the executive committee, since 1961. Director Kelsey-Hayes Company, Baxter laboratories, City National Bank & Trust Company Chicago. Chairman advising committee Export-Import Bank.

      Trustee Knox College, 1926-1937, now honorary trustee. Trustee Illinois Institute Technology. Member citizens committee University of Illinois.

      Citizens board University of Chicago Director Legislative Voters League of Chicago, 1929. Past president, director, chairman Illinois Chamber of Commerce. Vice president, member Executive Committee, chairman manufacturing committee, chairman advising committee on nat. affairs, district director, director-at-large Chamber of Commerce of United States of America.

      Chairman citizen’s advising committee United States Senate Committee Banking and Currency. President International Association Protection Industrial Property. President The Salvation Army Association Chicago, 1943-1945.

      Chairman industrial div. Community Fund, 1937, now member advising committee. Director American Cancer Society, 1945-1946, vice chairman Illinois div., 1945-1946.

      Member of advisory board Chicago Youth Commission. Trustee Tax Foundation. Director Freedoms Foundation.

      Senior member National Industrial Conference Board.

    Membership

    Member citizens committee University of Illinois. Member of advisory board Chicago Youth Commission. Member National Industrial Conference Board.

    Member American Arbitration Association (director), American Association for United Nations (nat. advisory council), Transportation Association American (honorary life), International Chamber of Commerce (director, trustee and. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, Chicago, Commercial (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Lulu Hinchliff, September 20, 1911. Children: Mistress.
    • father: Stephen A. Ingersoll
    • mother: Cordelia (Gaylord) Ingersoll
    • spouse: Lulu Hinchliff
    • child: Mrs Ingersoll
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    Born October 24, 1884
    Died January 31, 1966
    (aged 81)
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