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Marvin Bob Gillis

Marvin Bob Gillis was American chemical executive, consultant. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross with oak leaf cluster, Air medal with 3 oak leaf clusters. Member Blue Key, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Alpha Zeta, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Gillis, Marvin Bob was born on April 5, 1920 in Treutlen County, Georgia, United States. Son of Bob Lee and Pearl (Gillis) Gillis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Scientific Agriculture., University Georgia, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1947.

    Career

    • Research associate Cornell University, 1947-1951. Senior research chemist International Minerals and Chemical Corporation, from 1947, assistant director research, 1956-1957, director research, 1957-1964, director animal health and nutrition, 1964-1966, division vice president, 1966-1970, corporation vice president, 1970-1972, senior vice president, 1972-1982. President, director International Minerals and Chemical Corporation Chemical Group, Inc., 1976-1978.

      President Animal Products Group, 1978-1982, consultant to executive office, 1982-1986. Secretary Agricultural Research Institute, 1958-1959, vice president, 1960-1962, 66-67, president, 1962-1963, 68-69. Mem National Research Council Agricultural Board, 1962-1967.

      Board directors Animal Health Institute, 1966-1969. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.

    Works

    • Author numerous papers in field. Patentee in field.

    Politics

    Religious freedom should be supported and the expressions of faith of others should be respected.

    Religion

    The bread and cup during Holy Communion symbolizes the broken body and shed blood of Christ that he offered for people the same way as he did for the disciples on the eve of his crucifixion.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    God meant for a person’s earthly happiness to be fulfilled through God given relationships.

    Membership

    Member Blue Key, Sigma Xi, Gamma Alpha, Alpha Zeta, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Reed, December 23, 1946. Children: Margaret Susan, Marvin Reed, Kenneth Robert.
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    Born April 5, 1920
    • 1940
      University Georgia
    • 1947
      Cornell University
    • 1947 - 1951
      Research associate, Cornell University
    • 1956 - 1957
      senior, research chemist International Minerals and Chemical Corporation
    • 1976 - 1978
      president, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation Chemical Group
    • 1976 - 1978
      director, International Minerals and Chemical Corporation Chemical Group
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