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aluminum company executive

Howard Eugene Adkins, American aluminum company executive. Recipient Bronze medallion and certificate Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, 1953, Technology Services Engineering award of Merit Kaiser Aluminum, 1969.

Background

Adkins, Howard Eugene was born on October 4, 1912 in Depoy, Kentucky, United States. Son of Elmer Eugene and Mattie Luvenia (Merrill) Adkins.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Western Kentucky State University, 1940;Master of Sciences, University Wisconsin, 1950.

Career

Teacher public schools, Kentucky, 1934-1942;assistant professor to associate professor, University of Wisconsin, 1947-1957;welding engineer, then manager welding engineering technical services, Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Sales, Inc., Rosemont, Illinois, 1957-1974;assistant director field technical operations, Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Sales, Inc., 1974-1977;president, Howard E. Adkins and Associates Inc., welding engineering firm, Park Ridge, Illinois, 1978-1993. Consultant, lecturer in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional literature.

Religion

It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

Politics

Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.

Views

All persons, regardless of age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation, are entitled to have their human and civil rights ensured and to be protected against violence.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Member American Welding Society (honorary, Howard E. Adkins' Instructor Member award 1964, Meritorious certificate 1967, Lincoln Gold medal 1963, certificate Madison section 1966, National Meritorious certificate and award 1974, director 1970-1973, 76-93, director aluminum association welding and joining committee 1970-1971, 73), American Society Metals, Phi Delta Kappa. Clubs: Mason.

Connections

Married Wilma Lucille Jenkins, September 18, 1936. Children: Howard Eugene Junior, Michael Ray, Wilma Carol, Martha Lee.

father:
Elmer Eugene Adkins

mother:
Mattie Luvenia (Merrill) Adkins

spouse:
Wilma Lucille Jenkins

child:
Howard Eugene Junior Adkins

child:
Michael Ray Adkins

child:
Wilma Carol Adkins

child:
Martha Lee Adkins