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Russell Lowell Guin

Russell Lowell Guin, American publishing company executive. Recipient Danville First Citizen award, 1978. Served with United States Navy, 1918-1919.; Member Phi Delta Kappa, Chi Phi.

Background

  • Guin, Russell Lowell was born in 1897 in Mount Cory, Ohio, United States. Son of Albert and Elizabeth (McKinley) Guin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan College, 1917. Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1928.

    Career

    • Athletic coach, public schools, Iowa, Ohio, 1917-1919. Superintendent schools, Illinois, 1920-1924. Principal high school Westville, Illinois, 1925-1931.

      With Interstate Printers & Publications, Inc., Danville, Illinois, since 1931, chairman board, since 1967. President 1st Savings & Loan, 1st National Bank. Board directors Public Library, Lake View Hospital, Danville Junior College.

      National president American Business Club, 1933-1934.

    Politics

    The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

    Religion

    The life with Christ has nothing to do with being in a "church" atmosphere for all eternity. God’s salvation involves far more. He is planning to make his children productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy, 1918-1919. Member Phi Delta Kappa, Chi Phi. Clubs: Elks.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Hudson, August 14, 1920.; married second, Alice Morrison, September 1976. Children– Jane Ann, Gretchen.
    • father: Albert Guin
    • mother: Elizabeth (McKinley) Guin
    • spouses: Elizabeth Hudson
    • Alice Morrison
    • children: Jane Ann Guin
    • Gretchen Guin
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