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Lyle Joseph Gordon

Lyle Joseph Gordon, American consultant, former paper company executive. Patentee pulping process.


  • Gordon, Lyle Joseph was born on August 19, 1926 in Rupert, Idaho, United States. Son of John Arthur and Mary Nilla (Campbell) Gordon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University Washington, 1948. Master of Science, University Washington, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering Experiment Station fellow), University Washington, 1963.


    • Teaching fellow University Washington, Seattle, 1948-1951. Project engineer Scott Paper Company, Everett, Washington, 1953-1957, process engineer, 1957-1959, manager pulp research and development West Coast, 1959-1969, corporate manager pulping research and development, 1969-1976, director pulping research and development, 1976-1983. Consultant, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Patentee pulping process.


    God commands His people to respect the authority of political leaders and honor them. God also commands His people to pray for their political leaders.


    Hell is a real place existing outside of God—an eternal separation between soul and God. Hell was created originally for Satan and his devils as a place of incredible torment.

    Denomination: Baptist


    People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.


    Member executive board Evergreen council Boy Scouts American, 1969-1970. Active Young Men’s Christian Association, Parent-Teachers Association, United Good Neighbors. Board directors Snohomish County (Washington) Science Fair, 1962-1966, president, 1965-1966.

    Trustee Snohomish County Family Counseling Service, 1966-1969, president, 1969. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Fellow Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry (chairman Pacific section 1962-1963, executive committee 1960-1964, Shibley award 1956, national board directors 1966-1969, executive committee 1968-1972, president 1971-1972, chairman fellows committee 1973-1974, nominating committee 1981, joint textbook committee since 1981, chairman joint textbook committee since 1982).

    Member American National Standards Institute (chairman committee P-3 1976-1982), American Paper Institute (Olmsted award committee 1975-1978), Empire State Paper Research Associates (board directors 1977-1983, executive committee 1980-1983), American Institute Chemical Engineers (chairman Puget Sound section 1960), Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.


    • Married Gloria Ercell Moser, September 7, 1946. Children: Robert Steven, Gail Ann, John Gregory.
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    Born August 19, 1926
    • 1948
      University Washington
    • 1950
      University Washington
    • 1963
      University Washington
    • 1948 - 1951
      Teaching fellow, University Washington
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1953 - 1957
      project engineer, Scott Paper Company
      Everett, Washington, United States
    • 1984
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