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Dean Ennis Madden

Dean Ennis Madden, American manufacturing executive. Recipient Disting Service award, Decatur Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1948, Clayton Frost award, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1949-1950, Clint Dunnagan award, 1950-1951.

Background

  • Madden, Dean Ennis was born on December 5, 1921 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Son of George B. and Opal (Ennis) Madden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Illinois, Urbana, 1943.

    Career

    • Research engineer A. W. Cash Value Manufacturing Corporation, Decatur, 1943—1950, vice president, 1950—1960, executive vice president, 1960—1967, chairman board directors, since 1967. Co-founder Soy Capital Bank and Trust Company, since 1956, also board directors. President Fluid Controls Institute, Morristown, New Jersey, 1957—1958.

    Politics

    There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    It is good for Christians with different approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

    Membership

    Vice president Norwegian American Museum, Decorah, Iowa, since 1967. Chairman Macon County Citizens for Eisenhower, 1952, 1956. Trustee University Illinois, Urbana/Chicago, 1981—1987.

    Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Decatur Country Club (board directors), Sigma Alpha Epsilon (vice president 1942-1943), Pi Tau Sigma (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Marilynn Ann Amdal, June 4, 1944. Children: David John, Deborah Madden Williams.
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    Born December 5, 1921
    • 1943
      University Illinois
    • 1943 - 1950
      Research engineer, A. W. Cash Value Manufacturing Corporation
      Decatur, Alabama, United States
    • 1957 - 1958
      president, Fluid Controls Institute
      Morristown, New Jersey, United States