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Robert Alexander Gibbons

Robert Alexander Gibbons, American electrical contractor.

Background

  • Gibbons, Robert Alexander was born on November 25, 1920 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. Son of John Jay and Madge Essling (Bethune) Gibbons.

  • Education

    • Student, Lenoir Business College.

    Career

    • Principal, board directors Gibbons Electric Company, Lenoir. Board directors Bank of Granite, Lenoir.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Mayor and councilman, since 1961. Member Governor Advocacy Council, Governor Balance Growth Commission. President, North Carolina League of Municipalities, 1977-1982.

    President Lenoir Little League. Deacon 1st Baptist Church, Lenoir. Member Governor of North Carolina Crime Commission, Raleigh.

    Member North Carolina League of Cities (president), National Electrical Contractors Association, National League of Cities, Lenoir C. of Chamber (board directors 1956), Lions (president 1960), Masons, Lenoir Country Club (past president).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, fishing, bowling, coins, antiques.

    Connections

    • Married Emily Louise Deal, September 1, 1938. Children: Robert A. Junior, Michael Frederick, Joseph Lindsay.
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    Died March 13, 2006
    (aged 85)