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Lon Royce McLauchlin

Lon Royce McLauchlin, American telephone company executive. Named Boss of Year, American Business Women's Association, Springfield, 1973; recipient Caring award, Springfield Council Girl Scouts United States of America, 1976.


  • McLauchlin, Lon Royce was born on December 9, 1934 in Hutnsville, Texas, United States. Son of Aubrey Royce and Ara Lee (Cockrell) McLauchlin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, North Texas State University, 1957.


    • Manager Southwestern Bell Telephone Сompany, Uvalde, Texas, 1958, Houston, 1959—1968, district manager, 1968—1969, division supervisor Kansas City, Missouri, 1969—1972, division manager Springfield, 0725—1983, St. Louis, since 1983. Director Centerre Bank, Springfield.


    God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.

    Denomination: Methodist


    The distinctive feature of the Methodist Church is that lay people are involved in decision making.


    Board directors Junior Achievement, Springfield, Missouri, 1972—1983, Boy Scouts America, 1974—1978, St. John's Hospital, Springfield, 1975—1980, Community Foundation, 1980—1983, Better Business Bureau, 1982—1983. President Downtown Springfield Association, 1982—1983, Safety Council Southwest Missouri, 1983. Member of Rotary Club (Springfield), Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce (president 1977), Twin Oaks Country Club (Springfield).



    Golf, camping.


    • Married Glenda Lou Porter, September 6, 1955. Children: Lon, Kevin, Kimberly.
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    Born December 9, 1934
    • 1957
      N. Texas State University
    • 1958
      Manager, Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
      Uvalde, Texas, United States
    • 1959 - 1968
      Manager, Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1969 - 1972
      Manager, Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
      Missouri, United States
    • 1983
      Manager, Southwestern Bell Telephone Company