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Gillette Vance Patterson

company executive

Gillette Vance Patterson, American manufacturing company executive. Served to lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.; Member Young President Organization.

Background

Patterson, Gillette Vance was born on March 18, 1922 in Oklahoma City. Son of Howard V. and Neva (Gillette) Patterson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Missouri, 1948. Manufacturer's agent Patterson Company, Kansas City, Missouri, 1949-1951. Sales manager Jenn Air Products, Indianapolis, 1952-1957.

General manager Swartwout Company, Cleveland, 1958, vice president, 1959. President, treasurer Swartwout Fabricators, Kokomo, Indiana, 1959-1970. President Swartwout Plastics Inc., Sharpsville, Indiana, 1963-1970, Swartwout-Pacific Inc., 1970.

Vice president Zurn International division, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1969-1973. President Mar-Van Inc., Kokomo, 1974-1977, Solar Shield Inc., Columbia, South Carolina, since 1978, Mobil-Mist Inc., Columbia, since 1980.

Career

Developer of devices in field.

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member Young President Organization.

Connections

Married Martha Martin, January 16, 1944. Children– Marty, Vance, Janette.

father:
Howard V. Patterson

mother:
Neva (Gillette) Patterson

spouse:
Martha Martin

child:
Marty Patterson

child:
Vance Patterson

child:
Janette Patterson