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financial planner , investment manager

Ide Peebles Trotter, American financial planner, investment manager. Achievements include patents in field. National Science Foundation fellow, 1954; recipient Professional Progress award Society Professional Chemists & Engineers, 1964.


Trotter, Ide Peebles was born on October 27, 1932 in Colombia, Missouri, United States. Son of Ide Peebles and Lena Ann (Breeze) Trotter.


Bachelor of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1954. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1960.


Various technical positions, Exxon Research & Engineering Company, 1958-1965;section head, Exxon Research & Engineering Company, Baytown, Texas, 1965-1967;advisor refining headquarters and corporation planning, Exxon Company United States of America, Houston, 1967-1970;technical superintendent, Exxon Company United States of America, Billings, Montana, 1970-1972;process superintendent, Exxon Company United States of America, Billings, 1972-1974;senior advisor logistics, Exxon Corporation, New York City, 1974-1978;general manager logistics, Esso Sekiyu, Tokyo, Japan, 1978-1981;manager feedstock & energy, Exxon Chemical International, Brussels, Belgium, 1981-1986;dean, College Management & Free Enterprise Dallas Baptist U., 1986-1989;professor finance, College Management & Free Enterprise Dallas Baptist U., 1989-1990;president, Trotter Capital Management Inc., Duncanville, Texas, since 1990.


  • Achievements include patents in field.


Loving God went to supernatural lengths—by sending His Son to die—to provide everyone an opportunity to escape the fires of Hell and spend eternity in Heaven.


The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.


In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.


Chairman Metropolitan Baptist Ministries, New York City, 1976—1978, board directors, 1976—1978, Visionwalk International Ministries, since 1997, chairman, board directors, 2000. Board regents Midwest Baptist Theological Seminary, since 2005. Board directors Dallas Life Foundation, 1996—2002, vice-chairman, 2001, chairman, 2002.

Board directors Probe Ministries, 2004. Member American Institute Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, American Finance Association (registered investment adviser).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, hiking, fishing, camping, jogging.


Married Luella Ruth Haupt, June 9, 1956. Children: Ruth Elizabeth, Arrenia Ann, Catherine Suzanne.

Ide Peebles Trotter

Lena Ann (Breeze) Trotter

Luella Ruth Haupt

Ruth Elizabeth Trotter

Arrenia Ann Trotter

Catherine Suzanne Trotter