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Gladys P. Batchelor, American financial planner.


Batchelor, Gladys P. was born on September 19, 1932 in Plainfield, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Joseph Frank and Mabel (Kellerman) Purchess.


Associate of Arts in Business Management and Accounting, Rutgers University, 1956. Bachelor summa cum laude in General Studies, Ohio University, 1974. Master of Education, Ohio University, 1978.


Administrator Public Service Electric & Gas Company, Plainfield, 1950-1957, International Telephone & Telegraph Corporation, Nutley, New Jersey, 1957-1959. Coordinator, consultant women's programs Ohio State University, Newark, 1975. Counselor, program coordinator Ohio University, Lancaster, 1976-1977, assistant to director executive Master of Business Administration program, 1977-1979.

Senior finance consultant Forward Planning Associates, Columbus, Ohio, 1979-1980. Private practice finance planning and consultant specializing in finance needs of women, since 1980.


The human race, with an acceptance of Christ, is destined to inherit a condition and quality of life that is beyond the imaginations of man.


Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.


Loss, fear, grief or guilt may be weighing someone down. Never give up. Keep up with the search of truth in yourself and you will be awarded with the sense of happiness and joy you are looking for.


Treasurer, trustee, member organizing committee Ohio Women, Inc., 1977-1981. Vice president Ohio Commission on Status of Women, 1976. Vice president, board directors Lancaster-Fairfield County Young Women’s Christian Association.

Coordinator International Women's Year, Fairfield County, 1975. Member International Association for Finance Planning (president, director Center Ohio chapter 1986-1987, chairman board trustees 1988), Institute Certified Finance Planners, National Institute of Finance (regional associate), Lancaster Chamber of Commerce, World Future Society, American Association of University Women.


Married Andrew Jackson Batchelor, June 8, 1957. Children: Allison Jay, Andrew Jackson Junior.

Joseph Frank Purchess

Mabel (Kellerman) Purchess

Andrew Jackson Batchelor

Allison Jay Batchelor

Andrew Jackson Junior Batchelor