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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.


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


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


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.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional literature.


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.


Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected.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.


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.


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.


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

Elmer Eugene Adkins

Mattie Luvenia (Merrill) Adkins

Wilma Lucille Jenkins

Howard Eugene Junior Adkins

Michael Ray Adkins

Wilma Carol Adkins

Martha Lee Adkins