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Mining and chemical company executive

Charles Levi Gifford, American mining and chemical company executive.


Gifford, Charles Levi was born on December 26, 1920 in Cissna Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Jesse Junior and Lora Elizabeth (Smith) Gifford.


Certified, Bryant & Stratton College, Chicago, 1940.


Office manager Chicago Switchboard Company, 1941-1942. Accounting manager Edgar Brothers Company, Metuchen, New Jersey, 1946-1954. Assistant controller Minerals & Chemicals Corporation American, Menlo Park, 1954-1960.

Controller Minerals & Chemicals Phillipp Corporation, 1960-1967. Vice president, controller minerals and chemicals division, assistant treasurer Englehard Minerals & Chemicals Corporation, Menlo Park, Edison, New Jersey, 1967-1974, senior vice president finance minerals and chemicals division Menlo Park, 1974-1978, senior vice president, assistant to president, assistant treasurer corporation, 1978-1981. Secretary-treasurer Englehard Corporation, Menlo Park, Edison, 1981-1982, vice president, secretary Menlo Park, New Jersey, from 1982.

Director Commonwealth Bank of Metuchen, New Jersey, Reserve Net. Corporation, Whippany, New Jersey.


Trustee, executive vice president John F. Kennedy Medical Center, Edison, New Jersey, since 1962, board directors, since 1980. Secretary, board directors Medishare Corporation, Edison, New Jersey, since 1982. Board directors John F Kennedy Foundation, since 1980.

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. PTO. Member National Association Accountants Clubs: Metuchen Golf and Country, River North Golf and Country.


Married Willie Claire Phillips, March 8, 1947. Children: Charles Robert, Pamela May, Margaret Elizabeth.

Jesse Gifford Junior

Lora Elizabeth (Smith) Gifford

Willie Claire Phillips

Charles Robert Gifford

Pamela May Gifford

Margaret Elizabeth Gifford