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chemical company executive

George Spahr McElroy, American chemical company executive. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Wire Association, Society Aerospace Materials and Process Engineering, American Institute Steel Engineers, Princeton Club of New York City, Rocky Fork Golf Club, Castalia Trout Club, Little Sturgeon Trout Club, Columbus Country Club, Beach Club of Columbus, Columbus Club.

Background

McElroy, George Spahr was born on July 8, 1915 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Austin and Elizabeth (Spahr) master of Civil Engineering.

Education

Graduate, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1933. Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Princeton University, 1937.

Career

Engineer, E.I. du Pont de Nemours Company, Leominster, Massachusetts, 1937-1938;foreman, Rico Barton Corporation, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1938-1945;marketing manager, Owens Corning Fiberglas Corporation, New York City, 1945-1965;president, Ironsides Company, Columbus, 1965-1982;president, Columbus Gallery Fine Arts, 1967-1973.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Wire Association, Society Aerospace Materials and Process Engineering, American Institute Steel Engineers, Princeton Club of New York City, Rocky Fork Golf Club, Castalia Trout Club, Little Sturgeon Trout Club, Columbus Country Club, Beach Club of Columbus, Columbus Club.

Connections

Married Elvira Hazard Bullock, May 31, 1940. Children: George Spahr, Candace McElroy Bahrenburg, Austin Chandler.

father:
Austin McElroy

mother:
Elizabeth (Spahr) McElroy

spouse:
Elvira Hazard Bullock

child:
George Spahr McElroy

child:
Candace McElroy Bahrenburg McElroy

child:
Austin Chandler McElroy