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Gerald Clive Parkhouse

Gerald Clive Parkhouse, business educator. Recipient President's "E" award for export service, United States Department Commerce, 1991.


  • Parkhouse, Gerald Clive was born on May 15, 1931 in Chillaton, Devon, England. Came to the United States 1958. Son of Francis Richard Brace and Olive Beauford (Bickle) Parkhouse.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Oxford University, England, 1953. Master of Arts, Oxford University, 1957. Master of Science, Boston University, 1980.


    • With Mobil Oil Corporation, various locations, 1953-1977. General manager retail Mobil Oil Corporation Ltd., London, 1977-1981. Managing director Mobil Marine Sales Ltd., 1981-1985.

      Chairman Mobil Aviation and Marine Sales Ltd., 1985. Corning Glass professor international business Elmira (New York ) College, since 1985.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Elmira Planning Board Lieutenant British Army, 1953-1955. Fellow Institute of Petroleum. Member Chemung County Chamber of C. (international trade committee), Southern Tier World Commerce Association, Royal Automobile Club United Kingdom, Leander Club United Kingdom, Royal Danish Yacht Club, Elmira City Club.



    Collecting rowing memorabilia, church organ playing.


    • Married Valerie B. Hall, August 26, 1976. Children: Christopher Philip, Kirsten Annual.
    • father: Francis Richard Brace Parkhouse
    • mother: Olive Beauford (Bickle) Parkhouse
    • spouse: Valerie B. Hall
    • children: Christopher Philip Parkhouse
    • Kirsten Annual Parkhouse
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    Born May 15, 1931
    • 1953
      Oxford University
    • 1957
      Oxford University
    • 1980
      Boston University
    • 1953 - 1977
      With Mobil Oil Corporation
    • 1977 - 1981
      general manager, retail Mobil Oil Company Limited
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1981 - 1985
      managing director, Mobil Marine Sales Limited
    • 1985
      chairman, Mobil Aviation and Marine Sales Limited
    • 1985
      Corning Glass professor, international business Elmira (New York ) College