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metal products executive

Joseph Merrill Bushnell, American metal products executive. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award, Brigham Young University, 1980, Business and Industry Service award, 1982.

Background

Bushnell, Joseph Merrill was born on June 19, 1920 in Meadow, Utah, United States. Son of Daniel Deardon and Melba Ellen (Stott) Bushnell.

Education

Bachelor, Brigham Young University, 1947. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1949.

Career

Industrial engineer Pacific States Cast Iron Company, Provo, Utah, 1949—1954, purchasing agent, 1954—1962, assistant general manager, 1962—1967, vice president, general manager, since 1967. Special instructor, guest lecturer production management Brigham Young University, 1954—1962, member national advisory council School Management. Board advisors Mountain Bell Utah.

Board directors Mountain Bell, Denver. With United States Army Air Force, World World War II.

Views

People can get salvation through the grace of God, but also through their own actions. Part of the work of salvation has been done through the redemption of Jesus Christ. However, people have to work hard in order to attain the full quality of eternal life.

Membership

Executive board Utah National Parks Boy Scouts American. Founding member, board directors Eyering Research Institute, Provo. Member of Ductile Iorn Research Association, American Water Works Association, Utah Industrial Relations Council (board directors), Utah Manufacturers Association (president 1975, Utah Businessman of the Year 1982), Riverside Country Club, Kiwanis.

Connections

Married Lillian Lucille Booth, June 5, 1946. Children: Bruce, Ned, Pamela.

father:
Daniel Deardon Bushnell

mother:
Melba Ellen (Stott) Bushnell

spouse:
Lillian Lucille Booth

child:
Bruce Bushnell

child:
Ned Bushnell

child:
Pamela Bushnell