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chemical company executive

Francis Lakey Wooten, American chemical company executive. Named Industrial Man of Year Industrial Management Club, Savannah, 1979.

Background

Wooten, Francis Lakey was born on January 23, 1922 in East Bend, North Carolina, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, North Carolina State University, 1947.

Career

General sales manager Armour Fort Works, Atlanta, 1956-1964. Vice president marketing Kaiser Agricultural Chemicals, Savannah, Georgia, 1965-1969, vice president, general manager, 1969-1976, president, 1977-1984.

Religion

God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Politics

God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.

Views

Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

Membership

General campaign chairman United Way, Savannah, 1982, chairman, chief volunteer officer, 1985. Vice president finance Boy Scouts American, 1982. General chairman capital campaign Wesley Community Centers, since 1983.

Chatham County commissioner, since 1985. Served to captain United States Army, 1942-1946, 51-52, Korea. Member Fertilizer Institute (chairman 1977-1978).

Connections

Married Lois Cason, June 17, 1960. 1 daughter, Annual.

spouse:
Lois Cason