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Manufacturing executive

Henry Mueller Staley, American manufacturing executive.


Staley, Henry Mueller was born on June 3, 1932 in Decatur, Illinois, United States. Son of Augustus Eugene, Junior and Lenore (Mueller) Staley.


Graduate, Governor Dummer Academy, 1950. Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Northwestern University, 1954. Master of Business Administration in Finance, Northwestern University, 1956.


Salesman Field Enterprises, Chicago, 1953. Salesman A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company, 1951, management trainee, 1956-1957, insurance manager, 1957-1959, assistant treasurer, 1959-1965, treasurer, assistant secretary, 1965-1973, vice president, treasurer, assistant secretary, 1973-1977, vice president business and economic analysis, 1977-1987, also director, 1969-1985. Private investor Decatur, since 1987.

Director Staley Continental, Inc., 1985-1988.


Crusade chairman Macon County unit American Cancer Society, 1964-1965, member board directors, 1965-1971, vice chairman board, 1965-1966, chairman board, 1966-1969. Board directors United Way Decatur and Macon County, 1972-1974. Member advisory council Millikin University, 1968-1991, chairman advisory council, 1970-1971.

Member Decatur Memorial Hospital Development Council, 1969-1971, member finan. committee, board directors, 1970-1979, member long-range planning committee, 1976-1977, member development and community relations committee, 1977-1978. Member Decatur Chamber of Commerce (director 1967-1972), Sigma Nu, Decatur Country.Club.


Married Violet Lucas, February 4, 1955. Children– Mark Eugene, Grant Spencer.

Augustus Eugene Staley

Lenore (Mueller) Staley

Violet Lucas

Mark Eugene Staley

Grant Spencer Staley