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Robert Leslie Ellis

Robert Leslie Ellis was American building products executive. Recipient Alumni Achievement award College Business Administration, Pennsylvania State University, 1977.


  • Ellis, Robert Leslie was born on August 17, 1921 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Caradoc and Sarah H. (Davies) Ellis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pennsylvania State University, 1942.


    • With Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (formerly Armstrong Cork Company), Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1944-1984, controller, 1965-1966, controller, director management information, 1966-1976, vice president, 1968-1976, senior vice president management information, 1976-1979, group vice president management information, 1979-1984. Retired, 1984.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Board directors, past president Lancaster County Mental Health Association. Board directors Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, 1965-1967. Charter president board directors Lancaster County Mental Health/Mental Retardation, 1968-1971.

    Trustee Lancaster Theological Seminary, 1979-1983. Regent Institute Management Accounting, 1979-1982, chairman board regents, 1980-1982. Board directors Finance Accounting Foundation, 1983-1989, vice president, 1985-1989.

    Board directors Parish Resource Center, 1983-1988, 91-98, president, 1986-1988, board directors, 1991. Board directors Heritage Center Lancaster County, 1984-1998, vice president-treasurer, 1987-1988. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1944.

    Member Finance Executives Institute, Institute Management Accountants (president Lancaster 1961-1962, national director since 1964, national vice president 1967-1968, executive committee 1967, national president 1977-1978), Institute Management (director Lancaster 1964-1967, president 1967-1968), Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Gamma Mu, Beta Alpha Psi. Club: Hamilton. Lodge: Masons.


    • Married Margaret Elizabeth Middleton, June 17, 1944. Children: Robert Leslie, Daniel Middleton.
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    Died May 12, 1998
    (aged 76)
    • 1942
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1944 - 1984
      With Armstrong World Industries
      Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1984
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