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Eldon Lindley Laidig

Eldon Lindley Laidig, American financial planner. Certified Financial Planner.


  • Laidig, Eldon Lindley was born on January 20, 1932 in Oberlin, Kansas, United States. Son of Ira Lawless and Minnie Lorene (Williams) Laidig.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, Fort Hays, Kansas, 1954. Master of Science, University Texas, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1967.


    • Junior high principal Jefferson County Public Schools, Arvada, Colorado, 1963-1988. Private practice finance planner Personal Benefit Services, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Financial Planner.


    • Author: The Influence of Situational Factors on Administrative Behavior, 1967, An Organizational Manual, 1979. Editor various local and state newsletters. Contributor finance column Arvada Community News.


    Board directors Highlander's Inc., Denver, 1978-1983, Arvada Council for the Arts and Humanities, 1982, chairman, 1988-1993. President Jefferson County School Administrators, Lakewood, Colorado, 1971-1972. Elder Arvada Presbyterian, since 1964.

    Vice president Arvada Sister Cities International, 1992-1994. Member Arvada History Society (vice president 1983-1985), Reserve Officers Association (president Denver chapter 1974, president Department of Colorado, national councilman 1979), Arvada Sentinal and Northwest Metro Chamber of Commerce (Arvada Man of Year 1990, named one of People Who Most Influenced First 100 Years, 2004), Arvada Chamber of Commerce( Business of Year award 2007), Rotary (board directors Arvada chapter 1989-1996, president 1999-2000, district director community service since 2005), Friendship Force International (field representative), Friendship Force of Greater Denver (president 1997).



    Travel, gardening, reading.


    • Married Mary Jane Urban, February 13, 1953 (deceased June 1981). 1 child, Larry Wayne. Married Lois Audrey Davey Cameron, February 11, 1983 (deceased February 2000).

      Married F. Gayle Sims Middleton, September 16, 2000 (deceased November, 2007). Married Lynn E. McNeese (April 21, 2010).
    • father: Ira Lawless Laidig
    • mother: Minnie Lorene (Williams) Laidig
    • spouses: Mary Jane Urban
    • Lois Audrey Davey Cameron
    • F. Gayle Sims Middleton
    • Lynn E. McNeese
    • child: Larry Wayne Laidig
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    Born January 20, 1932
    • 1954
      Kansas State University
    • 1960
      University Texas
    • 1967
      University Texas
    • 1963 - 1988
      Junior high principal Jefferson County Public Schools
      Arvada, Colorado, United States
    • 1988
      private practice, finance planner Personal Benefit Services