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Manufacturing company executive

George Chaffee Dillon, American Manufacturing company executive. past chairman of the board of trustees Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, Missoury; trustee Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missoury; board overseers Harvard University, 1980-1986. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Background

Dillon, George Chaffee was born on October 29, 1922 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Edward J. and Mary (Coon) Dillon.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Harvard University, 1944. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1948.

Career

Administrative assistant, J. A. Bruening Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1948-1951;with, Butler Manufacturing Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1951-1986;treasurer, Butler Manufacturing Company, Kansas City, Missoury, from 1960;vice president, Butler Manufacturing Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1961-1963;executive vice president, Butler Manufacturing Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1963-1967;president, Butler Manufacturing Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1967-1978;Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Butler Manufacturing Company, Kansas City, Missoury, 1978-1986;chairman, Manville Corporation, Denver, 1986-1991. Board directors Johns Manville Corporation, Phelps Dodge Corporation, Newhall Land and Farming Company, Astec Industries, Chattanooga. Chairman oversight committee National.Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Membership

Past chairman of the board of trustees Midwest Research Institute, Kansas City, Missoury. Trustee Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Missoury. Board overseers Harvard University, 1980-1986.

Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.

Connections

Married Joan Alamo Kent, September 11, 1948. Children: Kent, Courtney, Emily.

father:
Edward J. Dillon

mother:
Mary (Coon) Dillon

spouse:
Joan Alamo Kent

child:
Kent Dillon

child:
Courtney Dillon

child:
Emily Dillon