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Gas industry executive

Arthur Ellsworth Bone was gas industry executive. Recipient American Gas Association Distinguished Service award, 1979, Silver Beaver award Boy Scouts American, 1967, Distinguished Eagle award, 1978, Silver Antelope award, 1973.


Bone, Arthur Ellsworth was born on October 11, 1913 in Pontiac, Michigan, United States. Son of Stephen Arthur and Enid Mary (Jewel) Bone.


Student, Michigan State University, 1933.


Midwest regional supervisor Phillips Petroleum Company, Detroit, 1936—1945. Assistant to president uburban Propane Gas Corporation, Whippany, New Jersey, 1945—1951. President Eastern Propane Corporation, Malvern, Pennsylvania, 1951—1959.

With UGI Corporation, Valley Forge, 1959—1984. President Ugite Gas Inc., 1959—1968, executive vice president, 1968—1970, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1971—1979, chairman, 1979—1984, retired, 1984. With United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945.


Member president's advisory council Eastern Colleges, 1977—1984, chairman, 1979—1983. Board directors Pennsylvanians for Effective Government, chairman, 1978—1981. Board directors Chester County, Pennsylvania Economy League.

Member of Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce (director 1974, chairman board directors 1980-1982), American Gas Association (past director, treasurer, chairman finance committee), Pennsylvania LP Gas Association (past dir, past president), Pennsylvania Gas Association, National LP Gas Association (director 1955-1968, president 1958-1959), Merion Golf, Pine Valley Golf, Country of North Carolina.


Married Sarah Elizabeth Williford, October 18, 1944. 1 child William Lewis.

Stephen Arthur Bone

Enid Mary (Jewel) Bone

Sarah Elizabeth Williford

William Lewis Bone