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animal feed company executive

George Oliver Hawkins, American animal feed company executive. Member school board; member church Vestry Episcopal Church; president Association of Commerce, Fairbury, 1980. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American Feed Manufacturers Association (director) Clubs: Lions (Antioch) (president 1959); Moose (life), Masons.

Background

Hawkins, George Oliver was born on April 13, 1920 in Antioch, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur McKinley and Harriet Gertrude (Miller) Hawkins.

Education

Student, University Illinois, 1939.

Career

Owner, operator Mount Hatcheries, Antioch, 1947-1957. Sales manager FS Services, Inc., Bloomington, Illinois, 1952-1965. Vice president, general manager feed division Hales & Hunter, Inc., 1965-1969.

President Pioneer Pellets, 1967-1969. General manager Nixon Feed division ConAgra, Inc., Omaha, 1969-1974. President Honeggers & Company, Fairbury, Illinois, since 1974, also president several subordinate's.

Director Honegger Feeds. Auditor Township of Antioch, 1960-1964. Board directors Immigrant Service League, Chicago, 1966-1970, Travelers Aid Society, Chicago, 1968-1970.

Past board member.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member school board; member church Vestry Episcopal Church. President Association of Commerce, Fairbury, 1980. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.

Member American Feed Manufacturers Association (director) Clubs: Lions (Antioch) (president 1959). Moose (life), Masons.

Connections

Married Virginia Mae Ames, November 23, 1942 (deceased 1946). 1 son, Arthur; married Sally Elizabeth Welch, June 28, 1948. Children– Lark, Scott.

father:
Arthur McKinley Hawkins

mother:
Harriet Gertrude (Miller) Hawkins

spouse:
Sally Elizabeth Welch

spouse:
Virginia Mae Ames

child:
Scott Hawkins

child:
Lark Hawkins