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Manufacturing executive

Elzie Lee Brown, American manufacturing executive. Named Outstanding Citizen Ponca City Chamber of Commerce, 1987; recipient Industrial Development Volunteer award State of Okla, 1978. Commissioner City of Ponca City, 1973-1976, mayor, 1983-1986; president Industrial Foundation, Ponca City, 1976-1978. Member Ponca City Country Club (board directors 1968-1969, president 1969).

Background

Brown, Elzie Lee was born on February 13, 1914 in Newport, Texas, United States. Son of John Alexander and Edna Pearl (Bowman) Brown.

Education

Student, Center State University, Edmond, Oklahoma, 1935-1936.

Career

Assistant manager, Southern Finance Corporation, Amarillo, Texas, 1937-1938;assistant manager, Plains Finance Corporation, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1938-1939;manager, Plains Finance Corporation, Cheyenne, 1939-1941;manager, partner, Local Finance Company, Laramie, Wyoming, 1941-1945;tax clerk, Conoco, Inc., Ponca City, Oklahoma, 1945-1952;tax agent, Conoco, Inc., Ponca City, 1952-1956;tax manager, Conoco, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, 1956-1961;tax director, Conoco, Inc., Ponca City, 1961-1978;president, Precision Tool & Die, Ponca City, 1978-1986;chief Executive officer, Precision Tool & Die, Ponca City, since 1986. Board directors Pioneer Bank, Ponca City, Pioneer Data Systems, Ponca City;chairman property tax committee American Petroleum Institute, Ponca City, 1966.

Membership

Commissioner City of Ponca City, 1973-1976, mayor, 1983-1986. President Industrial Foundation, Ponca City, 1976-1978. Member Ponca City Country Club (board directors 1968-1969, president 1969).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, sports.

Connections

Married Bernadine Stanley, December 27, 1940. Children: Stanley Lee, Gordon George.

father:
John Alexander Brown

mother:
Edna Pearl (Bowman) Brown

spouse:
Bernadine Stanley

child:
Stanley Lee Brown

child:
Gordon George Brown